Learners Perceptions of Using Google Classroom (GC) in Learning English at a High School in Vietnam





Covid-19, online study, Google Classroom, perceptions, online learning quality


Google Classroom (GC) is a popular application used during the pandemic. To examine students' perceptions at a high school in Vietnam of using GC in learning English, the authors carried out a qualitative-and-quantitative study in the 1st semester of the school year 2021-2022. The online study was a must for students at almost all levels in Vietnam to ensure their course completion throughout the Covid-19 waves. A 19-item questionnaire was delivered to 179 participants, followed by structured interviews with eight questions for 12 randomly-selected students. The study results indicate that there is a general consensus in students' perceptions of exploiting GC as a tool to learn their target language. Most students felt satisfied with employing the application because it is easy to use and useful for their language learning despite the fact that they got little technical assistance from their parents. This paper is expected to enhance the beliefs of teachers and researchers in general and those of languages in particular in utilizing GC to improve their students’ online learning quality.

Author Biographies

Nguyen Thi Huong, Ha Noi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Thi Huong is a teacher of English at Hanoi University of Industry in Vietnam. She has more than 15 years’ experience of teaching English. Her expertise and interests include teacher training education, professional development, curriculum development and linguistics. She is especially experienced in the field of teaching English for young learners. She is well-qualified with intensive training courses from well-known institutions such as British Council (England), Australia International TESOL (Australia), Cito (Holland), VietTESOL Association.


Nguyen Thi Phuong Anh, Tan Lap High School

MA Nguyen Thi Phuong Anh is a more-than-20-year experienced high school teacher in Hanoi, Vietnam. She is interested in applying technology in teaching and classroom management.

Ta Thi Bich Lien, Ha Noi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

MA Ta Thi Bich Lien is a wholeheartedly dedicated teacher of English with more than 20 years of working full-time at Hanoi University of Industry, Vietnam. She is interested in English teaching methodology, particularly she has a passion for critical thinking, learner’s autonomy and motivation.



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How to Cite

Nguyen, T. H., Nguyen, T. P. A., & Ta, T. B. L. (2023). Learners Perceptions of Using Google Classroom (GC) in Learning English at a High School in Vietnam. Proceedings of the AsiaCALL International Conference, 1, 95–103. https://doi.org/10.54855/paic.2216

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