THE ROLE OF COGNITIVE AND PERSONAL RESOURCES IN LEARNING A SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Author(s): Alyamkina Ekaterina Anatolievna, Flerov Oleg Vladislavovich

Rubric: Teaching methods and technologies

DOI: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-3-21-26

Release: 2019-3 (28)

Pages: 21-26

Keywords: second foreign language, learning Spanish, cognitive resources, personality resources, communication era, socio-linguistic situation, learning motivation

Annotation: The article reveals learning a second foreign language as a process of learner’s cognitive and personality development. Its objective is to view key inner resources that an average learner possesses in this process. The objective mentioned implies a number of tasks: 1) emphasizing the effectiveness of learning a second foreign language educationally and methodologically; 2) revealing key essential components of linguo-academic experience that makes learning a second foreign language easier; 3) empiric analysis of English and Spanish material that exemplifies tapping cognitive and personal learner’s potential. These tasks predetermine comparative didactic analysis as a key method of research. As the main result we state the necessity of considering cognitive and personal resources whereas the key success condition is firm first language (English) knowledge positive learning experience. It highlights interconnection of academic route stages.

Bibliography: Alyamkina EK.AN., Flerov OL.VL. THE ROLE OF COGNITIVE AND PERSONAL RESOURCES IN LEARNING A SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGE // Education Resources and Technologies. – 2019. – № 3 (28). – С. 21-26. doi: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-3-21-26

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