The present study was conducted in order to investigate the effect of podcast
on improving Iranian EFL learners’ achievement listening. The main finding of the study displayed in tables (4.1-4.9) shown a positive answer to the major question of the study. Actually, the positive effect of the podcast on the students’ listening skills was found. The experimental group was obtained higher mean scores in their post-test. Explicitly, based on the outcomes of post-test, there was a significant difference between the experimental groups’ performance and the control groups’ performance. On the other hand, both groups did not show any statistically significant difference in their pre-test result. In fact, it indicates both had nearly similar listening levels. Therefore, it can be stated that they had the same language background.
The results of the present study supported the findings of previous studies by Rahimi and katal (2012) who found that using podcasting has positive effect on metacognitive listening strategies. (r = .49, p