LANGUAGE GAMIFICATION IN ESL CLASSROOM: TEACHING PERSPECTIVE

Eliyas S. Mohandas, Anealka Aziz Hussin, Tuan Sarifah Aini Syed Ahmad

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Language games have always been the reinforcement activities in second language acquisition. Such activities will not only help the learners to retain the knowledge but to ensure the sustainability of it for a long run. It was not until the early 2000s when researchers began to carry out studies on online language games. Soon after, the terminology of Language Gamification came into perspective. This paper discusses on the notion of language gamification from a teaching perspective. It starts by discussing the related theories on language gamification and second language acquisition before moving to discussing on creating gamification in classroom. This paper is also set to disclose the ramifications of language gamifications in teaching and learning.

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language gamifications, second language acquisition, second language learners

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejoe.v5i2.3445

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