Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language, Education, Innovation 2016

Enhancing Communication via Social Media in ESL Classroom

Noraien Mansor

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia


The worldwide demand for good communication skills in English Language has created a great demand for quality language teaching and learning in the age of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The education system of a country plays a crucial role in shaping the future of the nation, specifically inculcating critical thinking skills, effective communication skills as well as competence in English language communication skills. 21st century has introduced the world to the social media evolution. The abundance of social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WeChat and others spark exciting lea r n i n g e x p e r i e n c e b y a l l o w i n g s t u d e n t s a n d t e a c h e r s t o i n t e r a c t i n n e w w a y s . T h i s s t u d y f o c u s e d o n s t u d e n t s p e r c e p t i o n s o n t h e i m p l e m e n t a t i o n o f s o c i a l m e d i a i n E S L c l a s s r o o m t o e n h a n c e c o m m u n i c a t i o n s k i l l s . T h e f i n d i n g s


Online Learning, Social Media, Communication, Technology

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