Improving pronunciation ability by using cartoons

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Seit-Asan F.E., Hakimov H. Improving pronunciation ability by using cartoons // Студенческий форум: электрон. научн. журн. 2020. № 3(96). URL: https://nauchforum.ru/journal/stud/96/65550 (дата обращения: 12.05.2021).
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Improving pronunciation ability by using cartoons

Seit-Asan Feride Ernestovna
Student of Uzbek State World Languages University, Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Hakimov Hamidullo
Associate professor, Uzbek State World Languages University, Uzbekistan, Tashkent


Abstract. This article is written to describe whether cartoon films can improve students’ pronunciation ability and to what extent cartoon films can improve students’ pronunciation ability. Furthermore, to identify what happens when cartoon films are used as a teaching learning media in pronunciation practice.


Keywords: cartoons, types of cartoons, audio visual aids, a cost effective substitute, recreation for kids, attention-grabbing make relax and fun class. 


Cartoon Films as Teaching Media:

The benefits of mistreatment media in teaching and learning method. It is seen in their statement “When a lot of information is communicated by learning media, teacher will offer a lot of attention to the unambiguously human facet of education, understanding the requirement of individual students, serving to them to line and understand goals and stimulating them to use the information offered from academic media:

a. the aim of the lesson in respect to the theme of labor and therefore the program;

b. the scientific objective of the lesson;

c. the characteristics of the category members age, sex, academic background, and the reason for learning the language;

d. communication issues which can have an affection the lesson hesitation and withdrawal caused by tameness, anxiety, or difficulties in relationship at intervals the group;

e. the look of the lesson on plan, and offered resources visual and audio.

The equipment utilized by the author in the analysis is cartoon film that belongs to audio visual aids [2, 156p.]. Films are a unit type of recreation that enacts a story by sequence of pictures giving by the illusion of continuous movement. Here, film is treated as a type of recreation. The goal of film as recreation media is to entertain the viewers. Meanwhile, the goal of film as an art is to provide specific messages to the viewers. Since film provides specific messages to the viewers, the author has a tendency to understand film as an art. From the definitions higher than, is explicit that films area unit story that portrays man’s interpretation of life recorded as a collection of moving pictures to be shown on TV or cinema so as to provides specific messages to the viewers.

The benefits of Films:

1) Films are a unit acquainted medium to update students which will keep student interest  within the  theories  and ideas  below discussion. Students will see the theories and ideas in action. In additional than a figurative sense, theories and concepts leap from the screen.

2) Films are also a cost effective substitute for field journeys and alternative universe visits. While most films area unit fiction, they will supply powerful experiences that students’ area unit unlikely to own in an exceedingly school room. Such experiences take less time than field journeys and don’t have the expense of travel.

3) Films supply each psychological feature and affectional experiences.  They will provoke sensible discussion, assessment of one’s values, and assessment of self if the scenes have strong emotional content [4, 103p.].

The Definition of Cartoon Films:

Cartoon is often related to youngsters. Basically, cartoon is recreation for kids, however these days the adults are a unit at home with this term since some cartoon movies are a unit created for the adults. According to some definitions higher than, it is over that cartoon could be a form of media because the illustration of man’s character, man’s idea, and sure situation by mistreatment drawings rather than real individuals and places:

a. Lengthen the memory of data

b. Teach a talent effectively

c. Contribute to a fascinating angle

d. Stimulate individuals to action. The humor in cartoon has nice stimulate profit, even for students with restricted ability.

Based on the statements higher than, it is over that cartoon films offer important advantages to the scholars, during this case building their motivation and interest in learning English pronunciation. The Role of Cartoon Films in Pronunciation apply: Pronunciation ability is achievement in some ways that. The employment of audiovisual media can give some vital aspects in stimulating students motivation in producing the right pronunciation.

In several subjects, cartoons will open up vary of worthwhile learning activities. They conjointly state their opinion that schoolroom mistreatment films have several values, for instance, pupil interest is heightened, a lot of learning is accomplished, the retention of learned material is a lot of permanent, and interest in reading increase.

Cartoon film is one amongst recreation media which will even be used as teaching media. Not like alternative film varieties, cartoon films have special characteristics that area unit close to children’s imagination. They’re fun, colorful and enticing. Cartoon films’ characters have a robust influence to kids. Some kids are a unit galvanized by particular cartoon films character; some others are a unit even captivated with it [5, 87p.].

Typically, the character could be a hero that continually will a decent deed. acquainted characters like attendant, Detective Conan, Spiderman, et cetera area unit children’s idol and children’s model as well. they’ll simply copy one thing their idols do, say, and wear. The bad impact of this development is that the kids can flow dangerous factor within the sure cartoon films like violence and rude auditory communication.  However, the nice news is that they’ll be driven to try and do a decent deed.  they’re on jointly excited to inform their expertise throughout watching their favor item cartoon film as a result of it makes them relax. Considering the students’ characteristics as young learners, the author assumes that there are a unit some similarities between kids (young learners) and cartoon film [1, 13-18p.].

Children area unit distinctive and have their own characteristics that area unit almost like the character of cartoon film. Cartoon films area unit terribly acquainted to kids. The mix of audio stimuli and video stimuli best owed in cartoon film can facilitate the kids perceive the fabric concerning the correct pronunciation comprehensively. Besides, the author assumes that by listening and imitating the target language within the cartoon films based on the pronunciation teaching theory, the students’ pronunciation ability is multiplied [1, 46p].

Cartoon films are thought about to be applicable media to make relax and fun class atmosphere. Due to the evidences higher than, and taking the benefits of cartoon film into account, the author tries to use cartoon film as an equipment in teaching pronunciation to kids.

The conclusion from the opinion is that media plays a very important role as teaching aids to attain the teaching learning goals. In choosing the suitable media because the teaching aids, the teacher ought to consider some factors.


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