The Use of Blended Learning Approach in EFL Education
Mohammad Naim Rahim
M. N. Rahim, Language Academy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 02 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 1165-1168 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E11630585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1163.0585C19
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Abstract: The 21ST century education is a revolution that encounters the use of ICT (Information Communication Technology) as a component tool of education aligned with the contexts of teaching and learning. It is widely used in every surface of education particularly in teaching and learning EFL (English as a Foreign Language). When it comes to EFL education, traditional language teaching methodologies are intensively substituted with the new technological-integrated approaches. Currently, blended learning is used as an applicable approach and EFL education is surrounded by its features. It has really restructured the educational context and has paved the way for effective EFL practices. In fact, blended learning cooperates EFL educators a variety of interactive language activities while it is double component, integration of face-to-face education and technology-generated approaches. Therefore, this article investigates the use of blended learning approach in EFL education and undertakes an in-depth review of literatures, practices, and authentic enhancements of blended learning in the context of EFL education. The study enriches creative ideas toward the use of blended learning approaches in EFL classrooms. It indicates that blended learning approach provides a flexible language learning platform, endorse academic achievements of the learners, and influences EFL education.
Keywords: Technology, Blended Learning, Efl, Teaching Approach, Education.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems