Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the EFL Classroom and its Impact on Effective Teaching-learning Process in Saudi Arabia

Naiyer Azam Hashmi

Abstract


It is very interesting to see how Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has attracted many Arab students in learning English as a foreign language in the institutions of higher learning. It has great impact on their academic lives especially on teaching-learning process inside the classrooms. As a response to the students’ attraction in call, computer technologies have been brought into classrooms where they are considered to be effective in enhancing students learning and addressing certain education problems. The institutions of higher learning in Saudi Arabia, their students and faculty members have decided to try their best to utilize computer and other related technologies in their EFL classrooms for their fruitful teaching and learning outcomes. Thus, computers have taken centre stage and play an important role when it comes to language instruction in Saudi Arabia.


Keywords


CALL, Computer technologies, Foreign Language, Institutions of Higher-learning, Impact, Classrooms, Teaching, Learning, Issue

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.5n.2p.202

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