It’s years since the dawn of field trips which have been widely used as an effective tool in foreign language teaching and learning. With their advantages, field trips perform the functions of improving the language skills for learners. To find out the positive effects of field trips, the paper focuses on giving an overview on field trips, analyzing the purposes of field trips in English teaching. Concurrently with the theoretical analysis of field trips, the research deals with the application of field trips in Tourism English and General English teaching in Vietnam. The research was conducted in 2 popular universities in Vietnam namely FPT University and Sao Do University for the purposes of analyzing and assessing the students' perception of field trips activities. Based on these results, the recommendations and suggestions to improving students’ language skills are suggested. The research results shall be used not only in Tourism English teaching and learning but also in the process of teaching and learning of any foreign language.
Doan Hoang Duc, FPT University, Vietnam
Stream: Foreign Languages Education & Applied Linguistics (including ESL/TESL/TEFL)
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