The Influence Of Note-Taking Technique On EFL Learners’ Listening Comprehension In A Higher Education Context

Phan Thi Lam


The research aims to investigate the influence of note-taking technique used by EFL students’ listening comprehension in academic context. The research was conducted with sixty English-majored freshmen at a university in the southern of Vietnam. Quantitative method were employed to collect the data. The study results reveals that note-taking positively affects students’  listening comprehension. The students who took notes while listening to lectures have higher levels of comprehension. It is recommended that students be trained to use note-take technique to acquire active listening and active learning.


Note-Taking, Listening Comprehension, Active Listening, EFL Students, Higher Education

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