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ID : 409
Original submission :
Title : Exploring and Applying Websites in English Lessons to Improve Language Skills for High School Students in Vietnam
Type : Paper (25 minutes)
Category : Individual session
Abstract :

Web Resources for TESOL 2018, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License, on americanenglish.state.gov introduces many useful websites for English language teaching and learning around the world. However, this paper focuses on exploring and applying part 1 “Teaching the four skills” in English lessons to improve 4 language skills for high school students, especially those at Nguyen Thai Hoc High School in Binh Dinh province, Vietnam. The results showed that the application of some websites from the web resources for TESOL 2018 to English lessons like ESL Discussions (http://esldiscussions.com), ESL Video (http://www.eslvideo.com/), Breaking News English (www.breakingnewsenglish.com, Marking Mate (http://readingandwritingtools.com/mm/markingmate.html) and many others, has been very effective for both students and teachers. First, this teaching method greatly promoted not only students’ English communicative competence but their ability of exploring, self-studying, and accumulating knowledge from huge Internet resources. Second, the websites from Web Resources helped improve teachers’ creativity and flexibility in their teaching process. In addition, teachers were not tied to the current knowledge of a lesson, they learned more about other issues and aspects related to the lesson topic instead. Third, with images, sound, animation, ... from the webs, teachers could build lively lectures to attract the attention of students and provide them with many opportunities to practice their language skills. Finally, the interaction between teachers and students was much enhanced.

 


Keywords : web resources; website; language skills; images; interaction
Conference theme : Application of technology to the language classroom
Presentation times :
Main presenter : Prof. Khuong Luu Quy
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Affiliation : University of Foreign Language Studies - the University of Da Nang (Da Nang, Vietnam)
Email address : lqkhuong@ufl.udn.vn
Biography :

LUU Quy Khuong (Assoc. Prof. Dr.) is an advanced senior lecturer of English and Dean of Faculty of International Studies University of Foreign Language Studies – the University of Da Nang (UFLS-UD). He got his MED in TESOL in 1997, and PhD in Linguistics in 2009. He was awarded the title of Associate Professor in Linguistics in 2009. He has been working in the field of TEFL since 1985, involving in training teachers of English for upper secondary schools in Central Vietnam. He has been getting involved in teaching Vietnamese language and culture as a foreign language to international students at UFLS-UD. He was one of the co-authors of English textbook Tieng Anh 6 compiled under the 2020 National Foreign languages Project. He has published numerous articles on Applied Linguistics, Semantics, Psycholinguistics, Theory of Language Communication, Critical Discourse Analysis and Vietnamese language and culture nationwide as well as worldwide. He was once nominated as a host advisor to a post-doctoral researcher of Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia (EMMA). He was conferred the title “Meritorious Teacher” in 2017.


Co-presenters : Co-presenter (2) : Ms. Le Pham Thi My (Nguyen Thai Hoc High School, Quy Nhon City, Vietnam)
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Date added : Thursday, 21 March 2019, 12:12 AM
Date modified : Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 2:36 PM
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Peer review :
Submission status : Accepted
Schedule number : 303-P
Schedule day : Aug 10th (Sat)
Schedule time : 09: 00 - 09: 25
Schedule duration : 25 mins
Schedule room name : A102
Schedule room seats : 40 seats
Schedule audience :