• Damber Singh Mongar M.Ed. Student, Master Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Suryadhep Teachers College, Rangsit University
  • Nipaporn Chalermnirundorn Lecturer, Suryadhep Teachers College, Rangsit University


Animated movie ESL, grade six students, learning achievement, learning satisfaction and narrative writing


The objectives of this study were to examine the effectiveness of animated movies in enhancing narrative writing skills and to investigate the learning satisfaction of Grade Six Bhutanese ESL students on the use of animated movies in learning narrative writing. The mixed methods of quantitative and qualitative were employed to gather the required data. The instruments used to gather the quantitative and qualitative data were achievement tests (pretest and posttest) and semi-structured interview respectively. The quantitative data were analyzed using Wilcoxon signed ranked test in the computer program and qualitative data were analyzed using content analysis.  Wilcoxon signed ranked test analysis showed that every participant scored more in the posttest than in the pretest. It revealed a higher mean score in the posttest (15.10) than the pretest (10.80) with the mean difference of (4.30). The significance (P) value was 0.001 which indicated that the use of animated movies was effective in enhancing narrative writing skills. Similarly, the content analysis on qualitative data showed the positive impacts of the use of animated movies in learning narrative writing. The animated movies facilitated learning, thereby, elevating students’ learning satisfaction and motivation for writing.


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How to Cite

Mongar, D. S., & Chalermnirundorn, N. (2020). THE USE OF ANIMATED MOVIES TO ENHANCE NARRATIVE WRITING SKILLS OF GRADE SIX BHUTANESE ESL STUDENTS. Academic Journal Phranakhon Rajabhat University, 11(1), 245–262. Retrieved from



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