Blended Learning in EFL Classrooms at a Vietnamese University from Students’ Perspectives




blended learning, EFL classrooms, students’ perspectives


The utilization of blended learning in the field of English language instruction has shown a notable rise in recent times. Blended learning has the ability to provide an optimal setting for language education, enabling a transition from conventional instructional approaches to more progressive ways through the integration of technology. Nevertheless, several unresolved issues remain in relation to this methodology. This paper examines the perceptions of students regarding the potential benefits and obstacles associated with the implementation of blended learning in English language courses at a university in Vietnam. Additionally, the study proposes many solutions with the objective of enhancing the current situation and establishing a solid foundation for the future growth of blended learning. The study involved a sample of 165 first-year students, with online surveys and interviews being utilized as the primary methods of data collection The results of the study indicate that contemporary students can be classified as digital natives. While they demonstrate proficiency in various technical skills, have easy access to technology, and exhibit a propensity for self-directed learning, their inclination towards traditional classroom environments is evident when it comes to their attitudes regarding online engagement with instructors and peers in English courses.

Author Biography

  • Tran Thi My Linh, Department of Education and Human Potentials Development, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

    Tran Thi My Linh, a PhD candidate, is a lecturer at English Practice Department, Faculty of English, Thuongmai University in Vietnam. She received a bachelor's degree in English Language Teaching from Hanoi National University of Education and a master's degree from the University of Languages and International Studies. She is currently a PhD student at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan. She has been teaching EFL courses for over 9 years. Her research interest includes English Language and English Teaching Methodology.


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Tran, T. M. L. (2024). Blended Learning in EFL Classrooms at a Vietnamese University from Students’ Perspectives. International Journal of TESOL & Education, 4(2), 99-117.

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