Dialogic Inquiry: A Tool for Developing Oral Communicative Competence and Increasing the Willingness to Communicate among EFL Learners

Hany Ibrahim Ahmad Musa


The current study sought to investigate how far dialogic inquiry influences the oral communicative competence of EFL learners and their willingness to communicate levels. The study participants comprised thirty EFL female learners in an English language and translation context. By using ten topics distributed over ten cycles, and administering an oral comprehension test with an analytic rubric for analysis, a willingness to communicate questionnaire, and an observation form, the results of the study revealed considerable improvement in terms of the students ‘oral comprehension skills and their levels of willingness to communicate. The study ends with some conclusions and suggestions that can be of benefit for scientific purposes.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wjel.v13n2p278

World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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