How Does Technology Affect Language Learning

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Technology is a body of knowledge devoted to creating tools, processing actions and extracting of materials. Most of people use technology to accomplish various tasks in their daily life. They apply technology in almost everything that they do in their life. They use technology at work, they use technology for communication, and they also use technology for learning especially for language. Therefore, there are several things that technologies aids people to easier language learning.
Firstly, technology can help learner easier to learn a language. Some of people use technology for language learning such as they use technology for practice reading skill, listening skill and also speaking skill. One of the important technology that is game. Games
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Learners can practise language skills easier by using application and also social media. Stacy Fisher said that “Whether you 're learning a language to be able to order a meal on your next vacation, communicate with a friend in his native language, or simply want to add a skill set to your resume, these free language learning apps are a great way to reach your goal” [5]. Practicing a new language with apps is particularly helpful. For example, they can use Duolingo to practice by using text, pictures, and audio to help them practise in a different language. The idea is that to associate the sound of the translation with the visuals of the text and pictures, and then they manually translate the audio back into their native language to display the new words. However, they can use Duolingo app to practice a language in their free times. In addition, social media is also the best language practicing tool. In each day, most of people say the word “Facebook” or “Instagram” many times, social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. They can practise a new vocabulary by reading a news feed, they can practise a writing skill by posting on Facebook, they can practise a speaking skill by calling to foreigner, and also, they can practise a listening skill by watching a video on Facebook, even on Instagram. So that, they can practise their skill by using social media for all the
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