A Review of Emerging Technologies: Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL)
Keywords:Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), effective learning, modern communication devices
Mobile is a significant tool that supports and integrates effectively in enhancing the language skills due to its features such as accessibility, interactivity, immediacy, permanency, situating of instructional activities. This paper investigates the phenomenon and the impact of Mobile Assisted Language Learning on English language skills. It also explores the salient features and drawbacks of Mobile Assisted Language Learning. In addition, it tries to shed light on the current perspectives and the future of Mobile Assisted Language Learning. The study found that mobile devices are finding their way into classrooms in childrenâ€™s pockets, and we must ensure that educational practice can include these technologies in productive ways. The study recommends that studies on the impact of Mobile on English language skills and get its maximum benefits for English language learning and teaching.
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