Techniques of Optimizing Whatsapp as an Instructional Tool for Teaching EFL Writing in Indonesian Senior High Schools

2016 International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature  
Abstracts: Studies reported that Whats Apps is effective to enhance the students' language skills, motivation and rapport especially to adolescent learners. The typical characteristics of adolescent learners challenge teachers to find strategies to engage them. One of the strategies is through mobile learning. This paper shares three techniques of writing activities to help adolescent learners develop their text types writing ability using WhatsApp. The techniques are brainstorminggroup
more » ... orminggroup drafting -teacher's feedback, starterquick writingpeer feedback, and information gatheringelaboration exerciseschecklist.
doi:10.20431/2347-3134.0410005 fatcat:ee54jbqjy5aifponhetp6zi6xa