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Research Paper | Language Research | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023
Leveraging Technology for Autonomous English Language Learning: A Study on Formal and Informal Platforms in Higher Education
A. K. Gopi Krishna | P. Kousar Basha
Abstract: This study aims to address the formal and informal online English language learning. Technological developments and new patterns have a strong influence on English Language learning before and after COVID-19. The 21st century teachers should realize that students are enter the classroom with advance knowledge of technology and expecting technological changes in language learning process. Language teaching professionals are in need numerous changes and innovations in technology to teach language. In this scenario educational technologies, especially computers and computer-related possessions, have grown tremendously and have occupied all areas of learning. The findings suggest that learners have opportunities to learn English language with formal and informal platforms such as software and Social Network Sites (SNS).
Keywords: Formal and informal platforms, social network, computer-related possessions, software/website platforms
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,
Pages: 363 - 366