YOUTUBE ENGLISH MUSIC VIDEOS AS EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE TO TEACH VOCABULARY AND IMPROVE THE LISTENING AND SPEAKING SKILLS
This study aims to determine the effectiveness of the use of YouTube English music videos as an educational resource to teach vocabulary and improve the listening and speaking skills in the EFL Classroom. The participants of this study were 403 teenagers, 20 high school English teachers, and 2 university teachers from the South region of Ecuador. This research followed an experimental and a mix method qualitative-descriptive and quantitative approaches. The results corroborate that the use of YouTube English music videos helps learners develop their listening and speaking skills; it also increases students’ vocabulary and motivation in both teachers and students.