Category: Websites for Language Practice


Exploring the Potential of In Real Life (IRL) Streaming for Language Learning: A Participant Observation Study of Japanese University Students

In Real Life (IRL) streaming is a rapidly growing practice of Internet broadcasting real-time video footage of daily routines, social events, personal interactions, and travel adventures. This participatory form of social media allows for a high degree of viewer interaction and collaboration through text-based chats with the streamer. Previous studies have examined the affordances of