Integrating Technology into English Language Teaching: An Analysis
P. Tamilarasan1, D. Anitha2, K. Saravanan3

1Dr. P. Tamilarasan, Department of English and Foreign Languages, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur (Tamil Nadu), India.
2D. Anitha, Department of Software Engineering, SRMIST, Kattankulathur, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur (Tamil Nadu), India.
3Dr. K. Saravanan, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, SRMIST, Kattankulathur (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 18 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 973-976 | Volume-8 Issue-1C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A11690581C219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: In language teaching and learning, there are a lot of technological options in use: Radio, TV, CD Rom, Computers, C.A.L.L, the Internet, Electronic Dictionary, Email, Blogs and Audio Cassettes, Power Point, Videos, DVDs, and VCDs. With the onset of technology, there has been a revolution spanning the past two decades, which has led to a change in dynamics of various industries and interaction amongst people and society. Information technology developments have led to an exploration in better teaching models. Hence, technology is important in its role in English teaching. Multimedia usage in English teaching has various advantages. This paper attempts to analyze the necessity of the usage of multimedia technology to language teaching as well as acknowledges and discusses its problems. It also hopes to help English teachers improve their effectiveness while teaching.
Keywords: English Language Teaching, Multimedia Technology, Advantages, Disadvantages, Optimization, Strategies.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing