Using Webquests for Oral Communication in English as a Foreign Language for Tourism Studies

  title={Using Webquests for Oral Communication in English as a Foreign Language for Tourism Studies},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Garc{\'i}a Laborda},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
A long-standing debate in native and foreign language learning revolves around the use of computers to promote genuine social and professional communication. Webquests are a very common way of using Web resources to research a variety of topics, and if appropriately used can trigger the situations necessary to develop both written and oral communication. A webquest is a research activity that requires the learner “to collect information about a subject using the web” (Sharma & Barrett, 2007: 24… CONTINUE READING

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