Facebook as a Language Learning Environment: A Descriptive Study on ESL Learners’ Perceptions

Authors

  • Aakash Kumar (MPhil Scholar), Sukkur IBA University, Airport Road Sukkur #65200 Pakistan Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33195/pxaffh13

Keywords:

Facebook, Language Learning Environment, ESL Learners, Perceptions, Pakistan

Abstract

Social networking site like Facebook has been used as a modern source of
communication and interaction. It also has the potential to be an effective academic
too. This paper aims to present a comprehensive picture of what has already been
discovered regarding Facebook as a language learning environment and it further
tends to investigate ESL learners’ perceptions of Facebook as a language learning
environment in Pakistani context particularly in Sindh. The sample who
participated in this research were 100 higher secondary students studying in IBAPublic
School Sukkur. The findings of this study revealed that the ESL learners in
Sindh believe Facebook as a language learning environment helps to enhance
language skills including reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar. Altogether
students showed positive perceptions regarding this learning model. So, in light of
the findings it is recommended for the Teachers teaching English as a second
language in Sindh, Pakistan should plan their lessons that involve Facebook as a
language learning platform.

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Published

04/12/2024

How to Cite

Aakash Kumar. (2024). Facebook as a Language Learning Environment: A Descriptive Study on ESL Learners’ Perceptions. University of Chitral Journal of Linguistics and Literature, 2(I), 64-74. https://doi.org/10.33195/pxaffh13

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