Abstract—Studying about learning environment to promote
students’ achievement has been widely discussed among
scholars in the area of English as a second language. It is
believed that suitable learning environment affects the overall
academic success. This article revealed key factors affecting
students’ achievement in learning English through the eyes of
classroom university teachers in Thai higher education
institution. The study found that learning environment was
affected by three aspects, namely physical environment,
academic environment, and psychological environment. In
addition, the findings revealed that physical environment is
regarded as the most crucial factors to promote students’
achievement. This study also provides implications for those
who would like to promote and improve students’ proficiency in
learning English as a second language.
Index Terms—Learning environment, second language acquisition, students’ achievement, Thai higher education institution.
Parussaya Kiatkheeree is with Suratthani Rajabhat University, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: P. Kiatkheeree, "Learning Environment for Second Language Acquisition: Through the Eyes of English Teachers in Thailand," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 391-395, 2018.