Digital Natives Generation Enjoyment Using Online Resources as Virtual Learning Environment in Learning English Speaking

Dedi Rahman Nur(1*), Pratomo Widodo(2), Nur Hidayanto Pancoro Setyo Putro(3),

(1) Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
(2) Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
(3) Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
(*) Corresponding Author



When it comes to learning English, members of the generation raised with computers and internet access have relied exclusively on online resources as both a source of information and a means of constructing a virtual learning environment for themselves. The purpose of this study is to determine which online learning tools students find the most enjoyable and how those tools impact their ability to communicate in English. This will allow future teachers to make the best possible use of the resources that are available to them online. In order to ascertain the percentage of people who completed the questionnaire, descriptive quantitative research was conducted. YouTube, which is considered to be among the most enjoyable online learning resources, has the highest percentage of students who are studying English when compared to the other four. A sense of inner encouragement, an eagerness to learn on the part of the students, and self-confidence are all essential components. Nevertheless, the role of teachers as guides and traveling companions is still necessary in order to increase this percentage even further. One of these is making the most of YouTube as an online educational resource in the context of improving one's English-speaking skills


Digital native generation; enjoyment; speaking; VLE

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