TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN INNOVATIONS AND BEST PRACTICES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING (ELT)
Dr. T. Murari
Department of Sciences and Humanities, Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering,
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article explores the dynamic landscape of English Language Teaching (ELT) by investigating the latest innovations and best practices that are revolutionizing language education. As English continues to assert itself as the global lingua franca, the demand for effective and engaging language instruction has surged. The article highlights the role of technology in ELT, including blended learning, gamification, adaptive learning systems, virtual reality, and mobile learning. It also delves into the shift towards communicative language teaching (CLT) methodologies, focusing on meaningful communication, task-based learning, and authentic materials. The article further examines the importance of multilingualism, intercultural competence, inclusive pedagogy, and learner-centered approaches in ELT. Additionally, it underscores the significance of continuous professional development and teacher training to enhance instructional practices. By embracing these innovations and best practices, ELT is poised to empower learners, foster intercultural understanding, and bridge global communication gaps.