Developing English proficiency through Online Webinars during COVID-19: An Analysis based on South Eastern University of Sri Lanka

COVID -19 காலப்பகுதியில் Online Webinars மூலமாக ஆங்கில மொழித் திறனை விருத்தி செய்தல்: இலங்கை தென்கிழக்குப் பல்கலைக்கழகத்தை மையப்படுத்திய ஓர் பகுப்பாய்வு

  • MJF Sana Anjum Department of Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • MMF Nuseedha Department of Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • MMF Akeela Department of Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • MS Zunoomy Department of Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8382-2189
  • MFF Shafna Department of Islamic Studies, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Keywords: COVID-19, Online Learning, English Proficiency, Online Courses

Abstract

Many people desire to learn English effectively, because of the globally influential language. Especially, the undergraduates are very keen in developing their English language skill. They Develop it through additional classes, certificate and diploma courses. During the pandemic situation in Srilanka, They could participate online webinars at home due to online learning process. Thus, the objective of this research is to identify whether they were able to improve their English proficiency. For that, the research uses descriptive methodology . The primary data were gathered by structured questionnaire to 75 undergraduates of third year of the south eastern university of sri lanka. At the same time the, Secondary data were gathered from books, research articles, and website. The data obtained were analyzed by Ms excel. This research finds that the undergraduates were able to get pros in Education, to participate number of webinars, to complete English courses, to improve their English proficiency during COVID-19. In particular this research declared that there were as many pros in Education as there were cons during the pandemic.

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2023-01-01
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