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    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Lang. Lit. Linguist.
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IJLLL 2021 Vol.7(2): 44-49 ISSN: 2382-6282
DOI: 10.18178/IJLLL.2021.7.2.285

Building EFL Students‟ Reservoir through Multimodal Classroom: Teacher‟s Perspective

Laily Maulida Septiana Harti
Abstract—The ever-growing ideology of English as global language has brought significant effect to education. Moving from the want to learn the language, English literacy has become the need. Learning English thus becomes an urge, especially in English as Foreign Language (EFL) context. Teaching English needs to go over teaching the elements of the language itself, but more to encouraging learners to be able to negotiate meaning in their purposeful interaction. In EFL teaching and learning setting, various studies focusing on the pedagogy have been conducted. This study is, indeed, leading to the pedagogy of English, focusing on the resources that teachers can utilize to create a conducive environment for learning and building the students’ reservoir. In addition, the concept of space in educational setting has given a valuable contribution to carry out pedagogical approach multimodally. This paper examines the employment of multimodal classroom in an EFL university context in Indonesia to develop students’ reservoir of English. How multimodality and the use of technology provide affordances and possible constraints to the teaching and learning process is as well presented according to published researches on the same field of study.

Index Terms—EFL context, multimodal space, students’ reservoir.

Laily Maulida Septiana Harti is with Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia (e-mail: lailyharti@unesa.ac.id).

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Cite:Laily Maulida Septiana Harti, "Building EFL Students‟ Reservoir through Multimodal Classroom: Teacher‟s Perspective," International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 44-49, 2021.

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