FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING TO UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS STUDENTS WITH THE USE OF CLIL TECHNOLOGY

Author(s): Mineeva Olga Alexandrovna

Rubric: Teaching methods and technologies

DOI: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-1-35-40

Release: 2019-1 (26)

Pages: 35-40

Keywords: higher education, foreign language, communicative competence, content and language integrated learning, technology, CLIL, motivation

Annotation: The issues of the effectiveness of foreign language teaching to non-linguistic students do not lose their relevance in modern society since confidence in a foreign language significantly increases the competitiveness of any specialist. Special attention is paid to the choice of pedagogical technologies that will contribute to a more effective mastering of a foreign language by students. This paper discusses the features and possibilities of using CLIL technology which allows organizing the process of foreign language teaching to non-linguistic students through the integration of a foreign language with specialized subjects. The paper reveals the essence and the main characteristics of CLIL technology and describes the experience of practical application CLIL technology in foreign language teaching to undergraduate economics students in Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University. In conclusion, the advantages of CLIL technology in foreign language teaching to non-linguistic students are listed, as well as the possible difficulties that a teacher may face in practice.

Bibliography: Mineeva OL.AL. FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING TO UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS STUDENTS WITH THE USE OF CLIL TECHNOLOGY // Education Resources and Technologies. – 2019. – № 1 (26). – С. 35-40. doi: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-1-35-40

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