International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Beliefs about English Teaching and Learning in the Virtual Learning Environment
Joaquim Generoso de Freitas Neto, Neuda Alves do Lago, Francisco José Quaresma de Figueiredo

The purpose of this article is to present the result of a research carried out with two students, a student's mother and a teacher at the Language Extension Center at Centro Universitário Unicerrado of Goiatuba, Goiás, Brazil. Participants were interviewed and answered a questionnaire to identify and evaluate the process of teaching and learning English in the virtual learning environment in times of pandemics. The goal was to understand how beliefs and myths influenced this process. The results suggest that, despite the negative beliefs created about online learning, and the fears generated in this teaching modality, they could see positive points in this teaching modality.

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