The Joy of Learning English with RPG

Inggrit S. D, Stephani and Widyarto Nugroho, Erdhi The Joy of Learning English with RPG. The Ninth International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society,13-14 December 2012, Thailand.


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As it is well known, English is a universal language. Business, cultural and social events, and any other International activities are usually carried out in English. In addition, a variety of news, magazines, books, media, and more advanced system like internet are mostly in English. From this derives the importance of having a good understanding and production level in English in all fields. Unfortunately, to achieve it, hard work is needed. Effort is required at every moment and it must be maintained over a long period of time. It sometimes can be frustrating. Games could help encourage many learners in maintaining their interest. Although usually games just used as simple recreational activities, they are not that simple. They create a positive atmosphere while learning without thinking about learning. Well-chosen games give learners entertainment and at the same time allow them to practice their language skills[1]. Furthermore, they employ meaningful and useful language in real contexts. For that reason, we applied RPG (role playing game). The allured RPG is on the story game. To finish the game, players must follow many conversations on the story game. So that Player can learn English language with the joy of learning

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and General Works > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > Information Systems
Depositing User: Mr. Erdhi Widyarto
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2016 22:18
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2018 09:07

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