Exploring Metalinguistic Based Language Learning in Smart Classrooms

  • Kuheli Mondal Research Scholar, School of Education Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
  • K Chellamani Associate Professor, School of Education, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
Keywords: Metalinguistic awareness, metalinguistic knowledge, language learning, language acquisition, integration of technology, smart classrooms


Metalinguistic awareness is one’s ability to know the forms and structure of language along with the correct usage of that language. This article focuses on the metalinguistic awareness of the learners in a classroom. It also speaks about how one acquires the metalinguistic knowledge in a smart classroom with the use of various technologies. It focuses on the four skills of language as well as on the linguistic components which includes phonology, morphology, syntactic and semantics. The paper mentions about the power of internet and technology in smart classrooms that help to boost the confidence in learning language skills and linguistic components. Using technology for the teaching of language creates interest among the learners to learn language in a more proper manner in any context. Smart classroom technologies became one of the powerful tools to teach, to motivate and to make subjects more interesting such as language. Various soft wares in language learning assist learners to develop their linguistic ability along with improving their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Thus the paper concludes by mentioning the widespread application of the technological devices which help in better language learning to take place actively in a language classroom in the present scenario.

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Mondal, K., & Chellamani, K. (2017). Exploring Metalinguistic Based Language Learning in Smart Classrooms. Shanlax International Journal of English, 5(4), 16-24. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/english/article/view/2998