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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(7); doi: 10.25236/FER.2019.020723.

Application of FiF Oral Training App in College English Course——A Case Study in Soutwest Petroleum University


Ying Liao, Shidie Tong

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Ying Liao

School of Foreign Languages, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, China


Nformation technology has made great achievements in China and the world over the years. Diverse language learning apps are emerging in English classes. FiF Oral Training, a mobile app developed by iFLYTEK, was applied to College English course in Southwest Petroleum University (SWPU) since 2018. Through questionnaires and semi-structured interviews, the research investigates 262 students of Grade 2018 in SWPU and analyzes the effect of FiF Oral Training on college English education. According to qualitative and quantitative analysis, poor English speaking environment and insufficient initiative are the main factors that affect college students' oral English learning. In addition, combining FiF Oral Training with college English teaching can promote traditional English teaching methods. Moreover, the app can improve the efficiency of oral English learning. By improving students' enthusiasm in oral English learning and persisting in online practice, positive learning effects can be achieved.


FiF Oral Training App; SWPU; Application ; College English course

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Ying Liao, Shidie Tong.Application of FiF Oral Training App in College English Course——A Case Study in Soutwest Petroleum University . Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 7: 119-127. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2019.020723.


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