Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Early Childhood Education. Semarang Early Childhood Research and Education Talks (SECRET 2018)

Literacy Development through Proper Technologies in Teaching English to Young Learners

Authors
Sharina Munggaraning Westhisi, Ocih Setiasih
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Sharina Munggaraning Westhisi
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/secret-18.2018.7How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Literacy Development, Technologies, English, Young Learners, Phonics Method
Abstract
A literature review was conducted to describe the knowledge of Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) through technology aimed to develop literacy in this 21st century. English is one of the languages in this world which should be mastered. Related to the language, language development is one of the development aspects in early childhood education curriculum 2013. In the teaching practices, there are countless media which could be used, particularly motion picture and song through technology. The technology usage in the digital era aims to assist the teachers to deliver the materials and to assist the children to comprehend the materials through amusement ways. Moreover, literacy development for young learners through phonics method may influence the language skills in English. Hence, the teachers should be able to employ the proper media through technology in teaching English to young learners which could support the children in developing the literacy. It may provoke the teaching practices in the classroom lively for instance motivating the learners in the learning process, providing fun and joyful ambiences, improving the learners’ language skills, and enriching the vocabulary. The usage of proper media through technology in TEYL may improve and enhance the children’s literacy in early years.
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