English Language Teachers’ Experience on Online Teaching amidst COVID-19

Authors

  • Prakash Bhattarai M. Phil. Scholar, Graduate School of Education, Tribhuvan University, English Language Teacher, Kirtipur Secondary School, Kathmandu, Nepal

Keywords:

COVID-19, online teaching, phenomenological study, opportunity, challenge

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic closed schools forcing adoption of online teaching in most of the countries of the world including Nepal. With the help of two secondary level English language teachers’ experience on online teaching, this article aims to reveal the perceptions, challenges and the ways to overcome such challenges on online teaching. The data collected via unstructured interviews and informal conversations were analyzed using general inductive approach. The findings reveal that English language teachers take online class as both opportunity and challenge. Opportunity in the sense that they have got chance to experience something new and challenge in the sense that though they try their utmost, they are not able to make online class as interactive as face to face class. They make the guardians aware of their children’s activities to cope the challenges they face. Moreover, online class can be a good supplement to face to face class rather than replacement to it.

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Published

2020-09-15

How to Cite

Bhattarai , P. (2020). English Language Teachers’ Experience on Online Teaching amidst COVID-19. Linguistic Forum - A Journal of Linguistics, 2(3), 24-30. Retrieved from http://linguisticforum.com/index.php/ling/article/view/55