EFL STUDENTS’ VIEW TOWARDS LEARNING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE
Learning online has become one of the learning alternatives in this current era of 4.0, including to learn English pronunciation. The aim of this study is to find out Serambi Mekkah University EFL students' perception of learning English pronunciation online. In this study, the researchers applied a descriptive research design. The research participants consisted of 30 English department students from different semesters at the University of Serambi Mekkah, Banda Aceh. To collect the data about the EFL students’ perception in learning pronunciation online, the researchers used a questionnaire consisting of 10 items looking at three different aspects, which were lecturers, learning materials, and leaning facilities as the instrument in this study. The results of the study were then analysed by using descriptive statistics. It shows that 49,34% of the students perceived learning pronunciation online as ineffective, and the rest of 50,66% believed that learning online was quite effective. However, with all improvement, including in lecturers’ interesting way of delivering the pronunciation lesson, the appropriate type of pronunciation material, and the sufficient facilities to support the online learning, learning pronunciation online could be one of the best learning alternatives.
Keywords: EFL Students’ Perception, Learning English, Pronunciation, Online.