The Impact of Using YouTube Videos to Promote Students’ Performance in Speaking Skill: A Case Study of a School in Libya
Keywords:YouTube Videos, Speaking Skill, EFL Classroom, Libya Context
The main aim of this study is to examine the impact of applying YouTube to promote students’ performance in speaking skill in Kufrah secondary schools. The nature of this problem guided to choose the quasi-experimental research as a research design for this study. To conduct the experiment, the writer chose AL Ahfad Al Mokhtar School as the target population. The writer randomly selected 50 students from the study area. The oral test was the instrument of this study. The study adopts descriptive analytical method to analyse the collected data. The hypotheses were tested by using the t- test. From the analysis of the data, the results proved that, the performance of students taught using YouTube was significantly higher than that of those taught traditional method. Based on the results, recommendations were made on the need to apply YouTube Videos in EFL teaching and learning in various learning institutions in Libya. Finally, the study suggests that YouTube can promote students’ performance in speaking skill.