Department of English Nehru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
Technology has always been a big game-changer in all areas of human endeavor including education and knowledge. The new generation of ICT which leverages the usage of computers and relative tech, each discovery has brought about a revolution in the dissemination of ideas, knowledge, and language including English. ICT aided methods of teaching have developed and have improved the standards of English training. ICT has made learning interesting, motivating, and more interactive to the students and it expands the knowledge available to them. It has “democratized” the English language by providing the latest techniques to teachers and students across all institutions. It has also provided a flexible way of learning to persons who are unable to have a regular education. ICT has brought in online courses under new concepts such as self-paced learning, virtual lectures, blogs, etc. Each of these concepts provides a unique way of teaching students and has a role to play in the improvement of teachingmethods.