Journal of Foreign Language Education and Technology

Using Voicespiceto Spice upESP/EFL Teaching: Experience of ELT Teachers in an Aviation Training Center


Anisa Putri Cahyani , Joko Nurkamto, SumardiSumardi

Technologicaluse for ELT can be really helpful,but sometimes can be a little overwhelming.If users want a simple audio recording tool which needs no app to download, no charge to pay, and no login account needed, voicespice, a web-ware based audio recorder, may be worth a try. This research discovers the potentialsand practicaluse of voicespice in three English classes in an aviation training center. Stories from three teachers telling how they utilize voicespice in their teaching facilitation reveal the strength and weaknesses of this voice tool, analyzed based on teaching tasks.The results showed that voicespice accommodates ease and facilitation regarding its featuresof storing and sharing recorded voice messageson the web.However, some weaknesses make the teachersthink they must find waysto adjust.This present study supplements ELT literature especially about webware-based voice tool which ELT teachers can use, also contribute ideas on the development of voicespice as well as other tools in the future. <


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