Technology Integrated Strategies to Develop the Oracy of Students at Tertiary Level

  • M Sumathy Rajakumar Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Heterogeneous, indispensable medium, tertiary level, break the monotony, enhance speaking in English

Abstract

Speaking is one of the most important skills needed to be mastered by the students at the tertiary level. Speaking is an indispensable medium for communication. In a heterogeneous tertiary level classroom, improving the speaking abilities of students has always been a challenge. Various innovative technologies have been introduced to teach speaking skill in the classrooms. Technology is the only tool to get abreast with this modernized world. More than in the process of transport, trade and transactions, today technology is widely used in educational sectors. Technological tools have been regarded as weapons helping students improve language skills. This tool can be effectively utilized to break the monotony and teach the speaking skill without much strain. Internet, podcasts, video conferencing, videos and speech recognition software are considered the best tools for enhancing speaking skill. This paper aims to discuss some modern technologies available for teachers of English to enhance English speaking skill of students at tertiary level.

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2017-09-30
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Sumathy Rajakumar, M. (2017). Technology Integrated Strategies to Develop the Oracy of Students at Tertiary Level. Shanlax International Journal of English, 5(4), 74-79. Retrieved from https://shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/english/article/view/3009
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