INVESTIGATING EFL USERS’ OF INDONESIAN WORKERS ABROAD ON ENGLISH INFORMAL DIGITAL LEARNING
This research explores the dynamics of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) users' engagement in informal digital learning among Indonesian workers living and working abroad. The study delves into the multifaceted landscape of informal English language acquisition facilitated by digital platforms, shedding light on the motivations, preferences, and challenges faced by this specific demographic. Drawing on qualitative and quantitative data, this investigation seeks to answer key questions regarding the utilization of digital resources, social media, language exchange platforms, and other informal learning tools by Indonesian workers overseas. It aims to understand how these individuals navigate their linguistic journey, adapt to varying learning environments, and harness technology-driven opportunities for improving their English proficiency. The findings of this study are expected to contribute valuable insights to the fields of language education and migration studies, offering a comprehensive understanding of how EFL users from non-English-speaking backgrounds leverage digital resources to enhance their language skills in informal settings. Ultimately, the research strives to inform the development of more effective language learning support systems for this unique demographic, addressing their specific needs and aspirations in the context of English language acquisition.
Digital learning, Language Acquisition, Technology.