Students’ feedback towards using facebook in learning Arabic language

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This study aims to identify the student’s feedback with regard to using Facebook in learning Arabic language as a foreign language. The study was conducted in a higher learning institution that offers Arabic language as a foreign language. This study involved 22 students as the participants of the study conducted via a Facebook group that was specially created for this purpose. The results indicated positive response from the participants who engaged on the account to improve their language skills. The participants were also motivated to use Facebook to communicate with each other in Arabic language even though they have some setbacks due to some limitations. The participants also pointed out that they prefer Video Application or Picture Apps in giving their comments in Arabic language. The participants also agreed that Facebook can enhance their acquisition of new vocabs during discussion and conversation. This study showed that Facebook can guide the participants in the concepts of collaborative learning in virtual world as an alternative to the face-to-face learning in classroom.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-174
Number of pages5
JournalAsian Social Science
Volume11
Issue number28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015

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Students’ feedback towards using facebook in learning Arabic language. / Nik Yusoff, Nik Mohd Rahimi; Azhan, Nor; Normeza, Wan; Baharudin, Harun.

In: Asian Social Science, Vol. 11, No. 28, 01.12.2015, p. 170-174.

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