Investigating the Role of ICT for Teaching English at Elementary Level
Keywords:ICT, role, facilities, attitudes, investigate
Today's world is an ultra-modern world where new ways of communication are being explored continuously. Technology continues to play an important role in ELT.ICT has become part and parcel of the educational systems of the nations. As computers are coming rapidly into the classrooms, parents feel the necessity of computers in education and don't want their children to be left behind. The present study explored the teachers' opinions about ICT use at the elementary level. It tried to explore the possibilities of using computers effectively to teach English. The study seeks out the availability of ICT facilities for the teachers at the elementary level and investigates the problems about accessing ICT. The study was descriptive type in nature. Fifty teachers from the Bahawalpur region participated in this study. The results showed respondents' positive attitudes toward the ICT implementation and integration of in-class activities. The results affirmed that using computers in an EFL classroom helps students better comprehend the English language than the traditional methods of teaching the English language. The recommendations are provided at the end.
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