Value Role of ICT Tools in English Language Teaching and Learning- Emphasis on Covid-19 Pandemic

Madhavi E, Lavanya Sivapurapu, Poul Kati


Communicative knowledge and digital knowledge have become essential components of our everyday lives. English language is one of the major global means of communication. Information and communication technology (ICT) plays an important role in many areas of life, including education. The contemporary immense waves of globalization and the increased dominance of the English language over the political, cultural, and economic levels necessitate our effective preparation for the young generation to acquire the abilities and skills that help them meet the needs of their future careers. The ability to speak English effectively and to handle various ICT Tools purposefully has become an essential need for the young generation to cope with the current information revolution. The aim of this study is to evaluate the function of ICT technologies, in English language instruction and acquisition with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. This study focuses on ICT resources including systems, Internet, mobile apps, websites, language learning centers, and YouTube, how ICT tools were used during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they helped teachers and students in the classroom. The study concludes that each instrument described plays an important role in English educational activities, as well as in increasing the learner’s skills, helps learners work at their own pace and gives learners more control over their own learning, and facilities collaborative and cooperative learning.

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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