Teachers’ and Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of the Use of the Internet to Study English

Journal Title: Journal of English Teaching - Year 2012, Vol 2, Issue 3

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out teachers’ and undergraduate students’ perception of the importance of using the Internet to study English. This was measured through the use of questionnaires distributed to 10 teachers and 100 students; and interviews conducted with 5 teachers and 20 students. Based on the findings, it was concluded that in learning English, students need interactions with their teachers and friends. To facilitate the interactions, the Internet, particularly the websites designed for learning English is a good alternative. However, it should not be the only instrument used to improve the learners’ language proficiency. Numerous strategies teachers can choose to implement it are also recommended.

Authors and Affiliations

Flora Debora Floris

Keywords

Related Articles

Attitudes of Islamic Learning and Education Faculty Students towards English Language at Karachi University

The research paper aims at studying the attitudes of the students of Islamic Learning and Education Faculty towards English at the University of Karachi. It is based on testing the hypothesis that the students of Islamic...

The Correlation between Self Assessment and Motivation in Learning English of the Second Grade Students of SMP Negeri 6 Palembang

There is no single magical formula for motivating students. Many factors affect a given student's motivation to work and to learn. This study focused on the correlation between self assessment and motivation in learnin...

The Principles and the Teaching of English Vocabulary: A Review

The importance of vocabulary, its types, selection criteria, size and depth, and teaching principles were found unclear. The present article seeks to respond to such challenge. To achieve the mentioned goals, we did a sy...

Foreign Language Learners’ Anxiety in Language Skills Learning: A Case study at Universitas Kristen Indonesia

Anxiety has been a matter of substantial concern in foreign language (FL) learning setting for educators since it is a major obstacle learners need to overcome (Ellis, 2008; Wu, 2010).This study was aimed at finding out...

Using Short Stories to Teach Language Skills

The notion that the main objective of EFL teaching is to help students to communicate fluently in the target language cause many teachers still believe that an EFL class should focus on mastering linguistic elements only...

Download PDF file
  • EP ID EP50153
  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.33541/jet.v2i3.56
  • Views 180
  • Downloads 0

How To Cite

Flora Debora Floris (2012). Teachers’ and Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of the Use of the Internet to Study English. Journal of English Teaching, 2(3), -. https://www.europub.co.uk/articles/-A-50153