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On the other hand, majority of the students from the Control Group did not agree withthe use of the conventional method in the future because this method cannot help themmuch in understanding the lesson. In addition, the conventional method was dull andthey did not feel unmotivated. This study is in line with the study of Hayikaleng, Nairand Krishnasamy (2016) and Tamrackitkun, (2010) who mentioned that Thai Englishteachers prefer to use the traditional method of chalk and talk that made students feeldull and bored during the lesson. Moreover, this method also does not promote criticalthinking skills. This study is congruent with the studies of Foley (2005) and Kongkerd(2013) who stressed that the conventional method does not promote critical thinkingskills.5.3.6 Teachers’ perceptions on the utilization of YouTube and conventionalmethod in teaching reading comprehensionThe analysis and interpretation regarding the teachers’ perceptions towards the use ofYouTube and the conventional method in teaching English reading comprehensionwas interpreted through the comparison of ideas.The results of Teacher Interview Question 1 from the Experimental Group regardingthe pros and cons of utilising YouTube/conventional method in teaching Englishreading comprehension revealed that the teacher who taught the Experimental Groupliked using YouTube because it helped to improve students’ English comprehension.The teacher mentioned that her students could understand the lesson better through acombination of words and pictures from YouTube. The findings were supported bythose of Almurashi (2016) and Buzzetto-More (2015) who confirmed that using
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