ISSN(Print): 2709-6254 | ISSN(Online) : 2709-6262 | ISSN-L : 2709-6254


Multimedia PowerPoint-based Vocabulary Acquisition: A Case Study of Pakistani ESL Learners


  1. Kibria Saleem
    M. Phil Research Scholar , Department of English , RIPHAH International University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  2. Dr. Adnan Tahir
    Associate Professor , Department of English , Govt. Emerson College, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  3. Akhtar Iqbal
    Visiting Lecturer , Department of English , GC University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan


This study has investigated whether the students who acquire foreign language vocabulary through the CALL technique of multimedia PowerPoint learn more effectively than the students get passed through the traditional teaching method in a classroom for the learning of same vocabulary instruction. Moreover, the study has explored the feelings and attitudes of the learners in multimedia PowerPoint assisted vocabulary classroom. The present study follows experimental design. Two groups took pre-test and post-test before and after the intervention of both methods. The scores were measured by usingSPSS-16 and t-test was employed to compare results of both the groups. This study collected quantitative data from the students’ performance in the test as well as by a questionnaire having four point Likert scale. The findings revealed the significant difference in vocabulary achievements of experimental group and control group. It was found that 64% learners had positive attitude towards this innovative method of learning. This study has presented a research-based indication that CALL method was more effective than traditional method of learning vocabulary for the students of intermediate level.


CALL, Interactive Learning, Multimedia Technology, PowerPoint, Vocabulary Acquisition


Article # 5
Volume # 1
Issue # 1

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DOI Number: 10.47205/jdss.2020(1-I)5
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