Forms And Methods Of Teaching English At A Higher School Of Technology
The article discusses the features of the use of forms and methods with the use of information and communication technologies in the process of teaching and learning a foreign (English) language in a technical university. Four main directions among modern methods and approaches to teaching a foreign language are described: structural/linguistic, cognitive, affective/interpersonal, functional / communicative. One of the most common approaches to teaching foreign languages in a non-linguistic university is considered in detail - a mixed approach, and the Station Rotation approach is one of its types. A striking example of the use of information and communication technologies in a mixed approach to teaching a foreign (English) language in a technical university is Moodle, an open source software. The author describes in detail the features of working with this platform. Speaking about the communicative approach, the article discusses the use of blogs as an effective tool for learning a foreign language, as well as the FluentU program, where you can make a thematic selection of the necessary lexical groups, including technical terminology, in accordance with the student's learning profile, which is important when learning English. at a technical university. Kahoot is another free online platform for creating and running tutorials. It can be used to create multiple choice questions using embedded images and videos. The author comes to the conclusion that the integration of technologies into existing forms and methods of teaching English in a technical university is of great importance in the development of basic foreign language skills.
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