To avoid misunderstanding on the terms used throughout this thesis, theresearchers need to the definitions of them, as follows:
EFL (English as Foreign Language) means that the speakers use English not asmeans of communication in their daily life. English is not their first language thatthey acquire at first since they born and also not a second language that they learnsecondly after their first language.
Is all the kind of programme you normally see at the cinema, on TV or DVD:features films, documentaries, commercials, game show, interviews, educationalgames, etc. In addition, we can use authentics video as complete recordings or shortexctracts.
A.Speaking SkillSpeaking is so much a part of daily life that we take it for granted. Theaverage people produces tens of thousands of words a day, yet somehow, some people like auctioneers or politicians may produce more than that. So natural andintegral is speaking that we forget how we once struggled to achieve this abilityuntil we have learn how to do it all over again in a foreign language.As one of language skill, Scott Thornbury said that good speaker should knowseveral stages to produce speaking (: 1), such as:a.Speech Production b.Conceptualization and formulationc.Articulationd.Self Monitoring and repair e.Automaticity, and
Authentic video is all the kind of programme you normally see at the cinema,on TV or DVD: features films, documentaries, commercials, game show,interviews, educational games, etc
a.Why use authentic video?
Using authentic video has a lot of benefits in language teaching.
it is useful for its accessibility. Although we can not always access to English-Language television programmes and features films, but we still can watch theTV news on the Internet, pick up sports programmes on satellite TY, and rentor buy video cassettes and DVDs directly or by post. Audio-visual input is