‘Enhancing General Vocabulary of ESL Students through Small Group Discussion’ by Jaydeep Solanki & Sunil Shah

Abstract

Majority of the students in India study in vernacular medium for their primary and secondary education. Dur-ing their study they do not get that good exposure of English language. For learning any foreign language, four major skills should be balanced equally. Instead of using all four major skills, the students only make use of two skills: listening and reading and sometimes writing also but only for their home works. They never get chance to speak in front of the class and among their groups.

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‘Mobile Assisted Language Learning(MALL) and Its Role in Learning of English Language’ by Om Joshi & Sunil Shah

Abstract

In the educational field of learning English language, learners use mobile for learning English language; mo-bile offer them various activities for developing different language skills. Mobile technology has become an important tool in the teaching process and in students’ learning as well. It is crucial to learn how students feel towards learning English via MALL in their classrooms. However, the learners’ attitude towards MALL could play an important role in learning of Eng-lish language. In this study we attempt to research the possibility of language learning through portable innovations. Here, it has been attempted to demonstrate the advantages of utilizing mobile phones in learning English as a second language.

Index Terms: Mobile Learning, ELT

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