How to use blogs in creating special opportunities for language learning

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Abstract

Nowadays the need to teach students using Weblogs has become one of the most important issues discussed by teachers and researchers. Information and communication technologies have been an integral part of our life, providing different opportunities in learning English as a second language. The aim of this study is to investigate how it is possible to use Web 2.0. technologies to create additional opportunities for language learning. We overview the benefits of using blogs in a language classroom, possible ways of teaching English to engineering students using Web 2.0. technology as a learning tool. The major findings of this research proved that integration of blogs greatly contributes to the process of foreign language teaching and learning. Finally, practical recommendations, including the information about the blog and some kinds of tasks have been given to educators and researchers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)532-536
Number of pages5
JournalMediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Efficient instrument
  • Feedback principle
  • Information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Motivation
  • Weblog

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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