Effect of Web-Based Activities on the Malaysian Students’ Vocabulary Acquisition Performance

Ameen Akeem, Abdulrahman Abdulgafar Opeyemi, Noor Zainab Bt. Abdul Razak


Vocabulary acquisition is an important aspect of second language learning. It aids communication and comprehension. Teachers are thus expected to invent very effective means of teaching this vital component to the learners. The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate the possible effect of using web-based activities to teach vocabulary on the vocabulary acquisition performance of the students. Forty pupils were selected for the study and were exposed to web-activities. The study made use of pre and posttests to examine whether there were any changes in the performance of the students. It was found out the used of web-based activities really influenced their performance as all the respondents had scores higher than in the pretest situation. It could then be held that it is imperative that teachers of English harness all creative ways of ensuring that students are assisted to learn effectively and one of such ways is employing technology.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/wjer.v9n6p17


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