Individual work of students in learning foreign language


Considerable changes in education and working conditions cause the need for training during all life and consequently, put in the forefront the ability of the person to self-education, independent educational activity, cognitive independence, independent work. At the same time the question of the organization of out-of-class work of future experts is not investigated from the point of view of its opportunities for improvement of knowledge of foreign-language terminological lexicon and skills of its use in the conditions of practical activities. Therefore there is a question of improvement of the organization students’ out-of-class work on mastering the professional focused lexicon, search of new forms and methods to obtain the abilities of use of foreign-language terminological lexicon both in oral, and in written language. Today independent study of a training material it has to be organized with use of various pedagogical techniques and technologies: didactic games, a case technique, the integrated training, problem training, the latest information technologies, technology of training in small groups, cooperative training and broad use of technical means of training. A main goal of training in foreign languages of students is formation and development of their communicative culture and training in practical acquisition of a foreign language. The use of computer information technologies in the organization of independent work of students is priority as it helps to turn foreign language training into a creative process and many students begin to reveal themselves, cease to have complex and show huge interest in a learning of foreign language in line with professional education in out-of-class time. Thus successful learning of a training material during independent work on foreign language studying is promoted as well audiovisual tutorials and performance of interactive tasks on the Internet. Level of interactivity of independent work can be increased due to use of the latest information and telecommunication technologies: teleconferences, forums, chats, e-mail, social networks and so forth. The increasing of academic hours at consultations and additional classes provided by programs is important, thus creating appropriate conditions for independent work, its more effective control by the teacher and providing the professional help to students on learning of foreign-language pedagogical terminology. Prospect of further researches are the problems connected with creation of an appropriate profile methodical support for improvement of independent work of students for the purpose of mastering foreign lexicon taking into account its further use in the professional purposes.

Keywords: interactive teaching methods, training in small groups, pedagogical techniques and technologies, testing work, motivation, professional vocabulary