"ONLINE - CONFERENCES" PLATFORM

Volume 1, December 2023, Pages 598-600

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Gamification in Teaching English: Enhancing Engagement and Learning Outcomes

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Abstract

This article explores the integration of gamification strategies in the teaching of English as a second language (ESL) or foreign language (EFL). Gamification, the application of game elements and mechanics in non-game contexts, has emerged as a promising pedagogical approach to engage learners, foster motivation, and improve learning outcomes in language education. Drawing upon theoretical frameworks, empirical research, and practical examples, this article examines the benefits and challenges of gamification in ESL/EFL instruction. It explores various gamification techniques and their applications in vocabulary acquisition, grammar practice, speaking and listening skills development, and cultural understanding. Additionally, the article discusses the role of gamification in promoting collaboration, personalization, and intrinsic motivation in English language learning. By synthesizing current literature and providing practical insights, this article aims to inform educators about the potential of gamification to transform English language teaching and create dynamic, immersive learning experiences for students.

Keywords

Gamification
English language teaching
second language acquisition
educational technology
Motivation

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Erkinovna, B. C. . (2024). Gamification in Teaching English: Enhancing Engagement and Learning Outcomes. "ONLINE - CONFERENCES&Quot; PLATFORM, 1, 598–600. Retrieved from https://papers.online-conferences.com/index.php/titfl/article/view/1656
  • Submitted
    12 February 2024
  • Revised
    12 February 2024
  • Published
    12 February 2024