An Alternate Reality Game in English Language Teaching: The Fox Hunt
This paper aims to describe contribution of a new genre of game called alternate reality game to English Language teaching and learning as an out of class activities and investigates if such games provide an alternative view to teaching and learning English. This research was conducted with English Preparatory School, Elementary students in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University. This experimental research proceeded nine weeks. According to findings of the research, although it is a new method in education and needs developing, almost all the students were pleased to involve in the game and thought that the game helped them motivate and improve their English with a joyful way.
Index Terms- Alternate reality game, English language teaching, Game-based learning