International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Language Input Modification by Indonesianefl Teachers across Teaching Experience and Students’ Grade
Ardhian Suseno, Bambang Yudi Cahyono

This article deals with input medication as a strategy to solve low level students’ comprehension problems. Input modification has been widely discussed in terms of listening and reading comprehension, yet some studies related to input modification in communication comprehension is still in search. This study captured how input modification is used for low level students at EFL classrooms’ communication and how teachers’ teaching experience as well as students’ level shaped the communication pattern. The data were taken from three Indonesian EFL teachers with various lengths of teaching experiences who taught students at different levels. Classroom observations and interviews were done to get the data. The finding shows that input modification is different in terms of students’ level, but not teachers ‘teaching experiences.

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