Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 11. Number1 March 2020                                               Pp.114-123

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EFL Teachers’ Attitudes towards the Use of Mobile Devices in Learning English
at A University in Vietnam 

Loc Van Vo
Department of Research Affairs
Saigon University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Linh Thuy Vo
Department of Research Affairs
Sai Gon University, Hue University of Foreign Languages
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam



Among the sharp development of modern technology, mobile learning (M-learning) appears as the significantmark of technological revolution 4.0. It has seen that the exponential expansionof mobile devices accompanied their smart functions to support learners’ learning everywhere and every time. Thus, mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) is believed to serve learners’ English knowledge. Although learning through mobile devices is expected to apply appropriately toteaching and learning, teachers’attitudestowardsmobile learning needto be assessedseriously. This writing is to present EFL learners’ psychological preparation to perceive English mobile learning application at University X through a survey on 69 EFL teachers byquestionnaire,including tenstatements within 10 minutes. The investigationis carried out in the second semester of the school year 2018-2019. The qualitative approach was used to collect and analyze data, and findings showed that teachers have positive attitudes towards M-learning and its application at University X can be accepted firmly.
Keywords: attitude, mobile learning, Vietnam EFL students

Cite as: Vo, L. V. , & Vo, L. T.  (2020).  EFL Teachers’ Attitudes towards the Use of Mobile Devices in Learning English at A University in Vietnam. Arab World English Journal11 (1) 114-123.


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Assoc.Prof. VO Van Loc Ph.D. is a researcher and teacher of educationat Sai Gon University,
Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. His research interests are pedagogy inhighereducation. He agrees that
communicating in a target language frequently influences learning that one positively. And he
expects the chances to exchange teaching experience.
VO Thuy Linh works as an English teacher in Sai Gon University, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
She is currently a Master of TESOL and is participating higher education of PhD degree at Hue
University College of Foreign Languages. Her research interests are teaching English
pronunciation and using technologies in teaching languages, especially, mobile-learning which she
is investigating for her PhD thesis. O