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Abstract

Listening is one of language skills that must be mastered by the students, because by having a good listening skill, they can communicate much better to each other. In fact, there are many EFL students encounter some problems in listening class. This study is aimed at analyzing the students’ difficulty in listening comprehension. The study used the descriptive qualitative design, and using the purposive sampling by engaging 85 students of Basic Listening Class at English Education Program in University of Indraprasta PGRI. The questionnaire were administered in collecting the data, and it was analyzed descriptively to know what kind of listening difficulties faced by EFL students. Based on the results, the most listening issues faced by the EFL students are the speaking speed of the speaker, the variety of accents used by the speaker, the lengthy description in listening text. Some strategies should be done to figure out these barriers in listening process. The lecturers need to identify what their students problem in listening exercises.

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Listening Comprehension Listening Difficulties Listening Strategies

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Ramadhianti, A., & Somba, S. (2022). Listening Comprehension Difficulties in Indonesian EFL Students. Journal of Learning and Instructional Studies, 1(3), 111–121. https://doi.org/10.46637/jlis.v1i3.7

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