Correlation between metacognitive strategies and listening comprehension of the 4th semester students of English department at IAIN Palangka Raya

Agustina Dwi Permata, Akhmad Ali Mirza


The purposes of this research are (1) to find out how metacognitive awareness strategies applied by 4th semester students of IAIN Palangka Raya in the learning process; (2) to find out the listening ability of 4th semester students of IAIN Palangka Raya; and (3) to find out whether or not there is correlation between metacognitive strategy and listening comprehension. The research belongs to the quantitative approach, and the design is correlation study. There are 63 students as the samples of this research that taken by using total sampling and purposive sampling technique. The data are collected by using three instruments, they are MALQ (Metacognitive Awareness Listening Questionnaire), Listening TOEFL score and interview. The data are analyzed by using pearson product moment correlation coefficient. The result showed that r-obtained (-0.127) is lower than r-table (0.248), then the level of probability (p) significance (sig.2-tailed) is .321. Subsequently, p value (.321) is higher than 0.05. Then, it means that there is no correlation between metacognitive strategies and listening comprehension. On the other words, students’ metacognitive strategies are not a dominant factor that affect their listening comprehension.


correlation; metacognitive strategies; listening ability

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