171-179 THE EFFECT OF USING AUDIOBOOK AS MEDIUM ON ELEMENTARY STUDENTS’ LISTENING COMPREHENSION
The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of using audiobooks as a medium of learning on elementary school students in the listening class. The researcher applied quantitative research method and pre-experimental research design in carrying this research. The participant for this study is 11 students of six grades. This study conducted two meetings (pre-test on the first day and on the second day to carry out the treatment and post-test). This study employed listening test as an instrument. The result showed that the significance level from the paired sample t-test 0,152 is higher than 0,05. It’s indicating that there is no significant effect on elementary students’ listening comprehension. Even though the result from this research statistically show that there is no significant effect on the use of audiobooks on the elementary students’ listening comprehension, audiobooks can be integrated with various teaching method and strategies in the same variable. This research is useful for future researchers who want to conduct research on the same variable.