ChatGPT for language teaching and learning

Lucas Mathias Alfred KOHNKE, Benjamin Luke MOORHOUSE, Di ZOU

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In this technology review, we explore the affordances of the generative AI chatbot ChatGPT for language teaching and learning. In addition to this, we also present debates and drawbacks of ChatGPT. Finally, we present the digital competencies teachers and learners require to use this chatbot ethically and effectively to support language learning. Copyright © 2023 The Author(s).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-550
JournalRELC Journal
Issue number2
Early online dateApr 2023
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2023


Kohnke, L., Moorhouse, B. L., & Zou, D. (2023). ChatGPT for language teaching and learning. RELC Journal, 54(2), 537-550.


  • ChatGPT
  • Language
  • Teaching
  • Learning
  • AI
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Chatbot
  • English language teaching
  • English language learning


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