Language-majored students' perception of Blended learning at a university in Vietnam




Blended learning, Perception, Language-majored students, A University in Vietnam


Blended Learning (BL) has gained its prevalence in EFL teaching and learning context in Vietnamese higher education. This study aims to investigate language-majored students' perceptions of implementing Blended Learning in English classrooms at a Vietnamese public university. One hundred fifty-three freshmen majoring in Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages and currently learning English as a compulsory subject participated in this multi-method study. Data were collected through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews with six randomly selected students, then transcribed and analyzed thematically. Findings indicate that participants mostly perceive that BL enhances digital literacy and motivation and supports in-class learning. However, some challenges faced by these respondents included technical difficulties and the lack of self-regulation skills. The findings are of great value in giving educators and students a profound understanding of BL in EFL classrooms. Based on the findings and discussion, the study gave some recommendations for EFL teachers and institutions to facilitate students' BL experience greatly.

Author Biographies

Tran Lan Anh, Hanoi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Tran Lan Anh is currently a lecturer of English at the Hanoi University of Industry. After graduating from the University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS), Vietnam National University, in 2018, she continued her academic endeavor and got her TEFL master's degree from Southern New Hampshire University. Her interests include pedagogy in the English language, curriculum development, and technology in education. She can be reached at


Tran Thi Dung, Hanoi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Dung Tran Thi is a lecturer of English at Hanoi University of Industry, Vietnam. She graduated from the University of Languages and International Studies, majoring in English teaching methodology, then got the TEFL master's degree of Southern New Hampshire University. Over the past 10 years, she has been teaching a variety of fields, including English for Specific Purposes and Language Skills Development. Her research interests include ELT methodology, English for Specific Purposes, and Technology-enhanced English language teaching and learning. She can be reached at


Nguyen Minh Ha, Hanoi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Nguyen Minh Ha is a lecturer of English at Hanoi University of Industry, Vietnam. She graduated with a Bachelor of English teaching methodology from the University of Languages and International Studies in 2013 and an MA Degree in TESOL from Victoria University in 2015. She has 10 years of experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Her research interests include English for Specific Purposes, English productive skills, assessment, curriculum, and instruction. She can be reached at


Nguyen Minh Ngoc, Hanoi University of Industry, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Nguyen Minh Ngoc is currently a lecturer of English at the Hanoi University of Industry. She obtained an MA Degree in TESOL & FLT from Canberra University and has a 4-year of experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Her research interests include teaching productive English skills, technology in education, and collaborative and interactive learning.  She can be reached at



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How to Cite

Tran, L. A., Tran, T. D., Nguyen, M. H., & Nguyen, M. N. (2023). Language-majored students’ perception of Blended learning at a university in Vietnam. Proceedings of the AsiaCALL International Conference, 1, 104–114.

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