This paper is published in Volume-6, Issue-3, 2020
Suparitha Vavilala
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Pub. Date
25 June, 2020
Paper ID
Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram


Suparitha Vavilala. The role of social media in teaching and learning English language: A study, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology,

Suparitha Vavilala (2020). The role of social media in teaching and learning English language: A study. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 6(3)

Suparitha Vavilala. "The role of social media in teaching and learning English language: A study." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 6.3 (2020).


The purpose of this study is to explore how to teach and learn the English language through social media. we live in the new world of technology, and social networking. All most all people like especially students, teachers use various social media tools for multiple purposes. social media technologies to enhance the overall teaching and learning process. It also provides students to access useful information but also stays connected with learning groups and other educational systems that make their overall learning process more interesting and engaging. Through social networks, it is easier and convenient to exchange information, communicate with each other, and stay connected. students use social platforms to stay connected with each other to improve the teaching-learning process. These online buttons help students to find solutions to their problems and improve their language fluency. The present study usually focuses on the role of social media in learning the English language. English has become a global language as it is used almost in every field of life like science, business, sports, etc. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru said that it is a window to the modern world. So learning the English language has become necessary for this generation. The English language should be learned with proper care and concentration. It is an international language, spoken in many countries both as a native and as a second or foreign language. It is taught in schools in almost every country in the world. English as a Lingua Franca or ELF "a common means of communication for speakers of different first languages". It is a way to communicate in English with different first language speakers. It is a language used for communication between groups of people who speak different languages. The English language is spoken by native speakers of English worldwide. English is a foreign language to communicate and usually, it is spoken by the speakers who do not speak the same mother tongue. Because it makes communication a lot easier and understandable. English is also known as the language of business because most of the M.B.A programs and companies require a certain amount of proficiency in English to their employees and that’s the reason their syllabus is taught in the English language. It also makes all the employees improve their language skills in order to communicate in English. The English language is widely used in academics and learning English has become important because it is widely used in various countries in the world. The English language provides many V opportunities for students to enable them to reach their goals and dreams. English language classes provide various resources and materials can also be helpful for students to improve their knowledge and skills to become an effective and efficient communicator. Social media tools include Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram creates new groups where teachers and students can communicate online. Social media also enhances the teaching and learning environment in both students and teachers. Social media, it is easier and convenient to exchange information and stay connected with each other. Teachers and students can use social platforms for academic purposes. All these tools also provide multiple opportunities to improve their teaching and learning process. These platforms provide valuable materials for enriching knowledge. it also provides many benefits for the students that make their learning more interactive and inclusive. Teachers can organize discussions related to their subjects or assignments on social media. But social media helps both teachers and students to remain connected off-campus. Teachers can create an end number of groups in social media through which important information can be accessed by everyone. This is one of the important platforms for sharing ideas. It also provides a purpose for learning in a convenient for students outside the classroom. It also provides multiple opportunities to enhance teaching and learning in students. All educational institutions have realized the capability of social media to improve collaboration and active learning. In social media, teachers should change their role into facilitators rather than the giver of knowledge and promote more group and learning environments. In online teachers also had to be aware of flexibility in teaching and they can solve the problems anytime. students also get an opportunity to engage in online task-based learning discussions. Students also can find the best online teachers who provides useful feedback, advise them for discussion, and encourage them to have critical thinking. Social media tools allow students to overcome their shyness in asking questions outside the classroom and it creates a good rapport between a teacher and the student. Different languages are used in social media to communicate with students and teachers. It also expects the outcomes of social media usage for enhancing the teaching and learning experiences more effectively.