CALL in teaching English to young learners

Blanka Frydrychová Klímová, University of Hradec Králové,  Czech Republic


The article focuses on the description of both theory and practice of computer assisted language learning (CALL) in the teaching of young learners of English. Firstly, the reasons for using CALL in the teaching of English to young learners are discussed. Secondly, benefits and pitfalls of multimedia in English language classes are outlined and finally, model activities and other useful sources are demonstrated.

Keywords: Computer assisted language learning; young learners; English; multimedia