Study of Virtual Learning Community on Foreign Language Teaching

  • Xiaohua Zhu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 163)


Based on the introduction of the definitions of virtual community and virtual language learning community and the current teaching and learning situations of foreign language teachers and learners in colleges and universities, the paper puts the use of virtual community into foreign language teaching and learning and points out the advantages of them combined with the features of foreign language teaching and learning. Some suggestions are given to support the language teachers and learners to work much more effectively.


Virtual community Virtual learning community Language learning 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of TourismChongqing Education CollegeChongqingChina

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