Influence of social media and e-learning on breaking language barriers during the Covid19 situation
AuthorMomo, Nusrat Jabin
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Learning a language is always an extraordinary challenge for a person. It comes with many obstacles that one needs to overcome. From the very beginning of time there are many methods that are being followed to ensure the highest level of proficiency. However, while delivering these lessons teachers also face different types of problems. Sometimes they are able to overcome those issues and sometimes they cannot but ignore those problems. Some students are responsible enough to learn on their own, but there are also some students who does not know the process to learn the second language learning skills with their own understanding of the language learning methods. Therefore, there are students who cannot reach their goals because they could not achieve the skills which were required second language acquisition. specially during this covid-19 situation, it is now more difficult for the students to continue their language activities at home because all kind of physical classes are closed right now. However, because of social media and E-Learning platforms students are able to continue their second language learning activities at home. Again, social media and E-Learning platforms have their own positive sides and drawbacks. Also, there are students and teachers who are not used to learn and teach through social media and E-Learning sites. There are different stages and levels in language learning and also in school and colleges which makes the situation a bit complicated. Because, in this covid-19 situation not everyone gets the same kind of opportunities as they were getting at a physical class. In these paper, we are going to focus on how students at different levels of secondary and tertiary level, are dealing with learning through social media and E- Learning platforms in this covid situation, we are going to look at the advantages and disadvantages of the internet and also discuss about how to make sure the same kind of language learning environment for everyone if this kind of pandemic situation goes on in the future.