VOlUME 04 ISSUE 06 JUNE 2021
EFL Teachers’ Perception on Challenges of Online Teaching During Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study
Huynh Thi Anh Tram
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Social Sciences,Ba Ria-Vung Tau University, Vietnam

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Undeniably, the spread of COVID 19 pandemic has badly affected many sectors, and education is not the exception. It has led to the temporary closure of most educational institutions and the remarkable rise in online learning worldwide, where teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms. The paper mainly aims at identifying challenges that teachers faced when teaching online EFL classrooms. The participants of this study are 6 teachers of English Department of Ba Ria – Vung Tau University (BVU) who have been teaching English language for years. The data was collected by using tool of questionnaire made online by using Google form. Descriptive method is employed to establish the existence of challenges; quantitative analysis method is used to analyze the data. The findings of the study reveal that many challenges faced by EFL teachers related to their lack of proper training for doing online class and related issues, lack of computer and digital technology competency, lack of time for online course design and online test preparation as well as student’s learning facilitation, motivation and interaction. Some recommendations, therefore, are also presented in this study.


online learning, online teaching challenges, Covid-19, EFL classrooms


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