Enhancing English Vocabulary in Low Proficient Learners using Online Tools with Special Reference to Arts and Science Colleges
Fennila James S1, S. Mercy Gnana Gandhi2
1Fennila James S, Research Scholar, Department of English Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology.
2Dr. S. Mercy Gnana Gandhi, Professor, Department of English Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology.
Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 2133-2140 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L29261081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L2926.1081219
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Abstract: In today’s world of development any individual is in need of developing the employability skills in order to grow and settle in their profession. Their possession of hard skills such as education, experience and expertise does not guarantee them perfect job opportunities. Low proficient learners from Arts and Science Colleges find it difficult to get reasonable jobs because they lack employability skills. This is an attempt to analyze the role of technology in the development of employability skills particularly English vocabulary in the low proficient learners of Arts and Science College. 20 students from 3 different departments were given assignments to be done using 3 online tools. Assessment has been made to find out some difference in training the low proficient learners from Arts and Science. The result shows a tremendous change in attitude in learning vocabulary in the low proficient learners from Arts and Science. English vocabulary can be. The soft skills syllabus prescribed can be enriched and made more interesting especially for the low proficient learners with the addition of the online tool ‘Memrise” for learning vocabulary. This will pave a path to those that found learning English difficult.
Keywords: Employability Skills, Technology, Vocabulary, Low Proficiency, learners.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences