Video subtitle to teach listening skill of junior high school students

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(1)  Mutmainnah Mustofa   
Universitas Islam Malang

(2) * Ani Sukma Sari   
Universitas Islam Malang

(*) Corresponding Author


A considerable interest on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been growing in the field of English language teaching within a very short period of time. Indeed, ICT is such an essential part in the respective field, in the sense that its progress allows the development of language teaching and learning process through its innovations. This study proposes using video caption as a medium to teach listening skill through integrating the use of ICT with the teaching process. An example of the innovation is the creation of teaching media supported by a software or application called . A well-known subtitle editing program, offers source tools for creating and modifying subtitle in a video. This paper presents the procedures and steps to design video subtitle by using application. Teachers can use it as a reference in designing a teaching media using a video subtitling application which is aimed to make the students more motivated to learn English instructions. Last but not least, it is expected that learning with video caption can be an alternative and beneficial media for teaching, in particular, listening skill.


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Mustofa, M., & Sari, A. S. (2020). Video subtitle to teach listening skill of junior high school students. JEES (Journal of English Educators Society), 5(2), 149-153.
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Mutmainnah Mustofa, Universitas Islam Malang

Dr. Hj. Mutmainnah Mustofa, M.Pd

She is currently the Head of the English Education Study Program, at the Graduate Program (S2) at University of Islam Malang. In addition to her administrative position, she has teaching commitment at the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education and the Graduate Program at University of Islam Malang. Furthermore, she provides several training for secondary and postsecondary institutions in Indonesia on various topics, including English Language and Literature’s Teaching and Its Context within Islamic Educational perspective.

Ani Sukma Sari, Universitas Islam Malang

Ani Sukma Sari, M.Pd

Ani Sukma Sari is graduated Bachelor of English education Department at University of Islam Malang. She then successfully finished her master degree at the same university with the most remarkable title. In line with her title, she is now an English teacher as well as involved as the leader team of e-newsletter. Along with her successful achievements during her career as an English teacher, she also actively engages on studies of ELT, presenter of International conference events, and many academic writing competitions. Her academic interest covers several tending issues such as ICT Based learning for ELT, and research and development of English learning media and books


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