A Critical Review and Analysis: What Role of ICT Plays in Improving Professional Teachers’ English Instruction?

Xiaoyu Yang

Abstract


This article reviews the Information and Communications Technology(ICT) in improving College English Language Teaching(ELT) of China. Drawing upon evidence and theories in the preliminary literature, the study reveals that it could be seen that in the long run of history, the application and adoption of ICT on English intrusion has many merits in Chinese Colleges environment; And insufficient teachers’ development needs to improve during the Implementation of specific ICT. It reflects the literature and provides useful evidence in the field; Also, gaps in the current knowledge in question and the possible future exploration are shown. It summarises some new directions for future explorations, particularly regarding Digital-assisted teaching research in China.


Keywords


Information and Communications Technology, ICT, College English, Digital-assisted Teaching, ELT, China

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