The Implementation of CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) in EFL Classroom


  • Selvia Irawan Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bengkulu
  • Zelvia Liska Afriani Institut Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu
  • Riswanto Institut Agama Islam Negeri Bengkulu


Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), EFL


This study explores the implementation of CALL in the EFL classrooms at SMA Negeri 2 Kota Bengkulu and teachers’ perceptions of possible barriers to its implementation. The method design used in this study was a descriptive qualitative study. In conveying the data, there were two EFL teachers  participated. The instruments used were observation checklists and interviews. The findings revealed that the EFL teachers in this school have a positive reaction in applying CALL as an English learning media despite they have limited computer skills. It is believable that computer technology could be used as a valuable instrument in reinforcing students to learn English by providing them a variety of language inputs and developing students’ language skills in real and authentic learning environment. From a variety of media that is used by English teachers in the classroom, they only used the existing CALL in the form of Google documents, Kahoot, and power points. In this situation, CALL is only used as an independent media because the teachers do not have the expertise to create their own. Hopefully, English teachers can be more active in participating in training, seminars and such kinds of activities that can improve their competence, especially in mastering CALL.


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