Development of the World Englishes Instructional Model to Enhance Students’ Listening Comprehension toward Varieties of English

  •  Navarat Boonsamritphol    
  •  Sorabud Rungrojsuwan    


This research aimed to develop the World Englishes instructional model to enhance students’ listening comprehension of varieties of English. The student’s needs analysis was conducted in the first step of the study to gather data concerning the needs, problems, and opinions on teaching and learning English listening. Thirty students participated in the needs assessment questionnaire data collection by answering alternative and open-ended questions. Three experts evaluated the model’s quality was evaluated in terms of the consistency of its components and the appropriateness of its component descriptions. Based on the results of the needs assessment questionnaire and expert evaluation, three main elements—students’ needs analysis, theoretical concepts, and course components of the World Englishes instructional model—were developed as instructional components comprising course objectives, course contents, media and materials, teaching strategies, and learning activities, as presented in this paper.

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