The Utilization of Technology to Improve English Speaking Skills

Andi Herlina


Technology-based assessment combining innovative methods and techniques is utilized to assess English language proficiency improvement. Such assessment will be regarded effective if language learner has a chance to utilize the technology device they have learnt. Conversely, conventional assessment method failed to denote what can be done from what they have learnt. This paper examines the utilization of different technology-based devices, such as computer, and conversation to assess English language proficiency. This alternative assessment method is different from conventional assessment that uses stationary. The paper aims at illustrating some activities to be performed by utilizing technology to assess and to monitor achievement of English language learner.

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