Organization of Subject-to-Subject Interaction while Studying a Foreign Language in the Conditions of Distance Learning

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Linguistic Studies
Volume 40(2), 2020, pp. 
157-165

Organization of Subject-to-Subject Interaction while Studying a Foreign Language in the Conditions of Distance Learning

Kolos Yuliia, Кupar Maiia

Article first published online: December 01, 2020 


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 Author Information: 

Kolos Yuliia, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Correspondence: yulia.kolos@gmail.com

Кupar Maiia, Lecturer of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Correspondence: maiia.kupar@gmail.com

Citation: 
Kolos, Yu., Кupar, M. Organization of Subject-to-Subject Interaction while Studying a Foreign Language in the Conditions of Distance Learning [Text] // Linhvistychni Studiyi / Linguistic Studies : collection of scientific papers / Vasyl' Stus 
Donetsk National University; Ed. by Anatoliy Zahnitko. Vinnytsia : Vasyl' Stus DonNU, 2020. Vol. 40(2). Pp. 157-165. ISBN 966-7277-88-7

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31558/1815-3070.2020.40.2.18

Publication History:

Volume first published online: December 01, 2020
Article received: July 01, 2020, accepted: August 01, 2020 and first published online: December 01, 2020

Annotation.

Описано основні переваги та труднощі дистанційного навчання, зокрема під час ви-вчення іноземних мов. Розглянуто види взаємодії за дистанційної форми організації навчання. Проаналізовано поняття суб’єкт-суб’єктної взаємодії, описано методи й передумови її ор-ганізації під час вивчення іноземної мови у навчальному процесі вищого навчального закладу. Наведено приклади анкет для рефлексії викладача й студента.

Keywords: subject-subject interaction, distance learning, communicative approach, active learning.



Abstract.

ORGANIZATION OF SUBJECT-SUBJECT INTERACTION DURING FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING IN THE CONTEXT OF DISTANCE LEARNING

Yuliia Kolos

Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages, National University “Yuri Kond­ratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”, Poltava, Ukraine.

Maya Kupar

Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages, National University “Yuri Kond­ratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”, Poltava, Ukraine.

Abstract

Background:

During the COVID-19 associated quarantine period, distance learning became the only form of education which is carried out by means of information and communication technologies. Although distance learning has many undoubted advantages, there are a lot of difficulties for both teacher and student as well. The main problems are lack of motivation, absence of direct communication especially during foreign language teaching where it is vital, computer-associated problems etc.

Purpose: to determine the advantages and disadvantages of distance learning, the role of subject-subject interaction in the process of distance learning of foreign languages and the factors contributing to it, to analyze tools for assessing interaction and types of educational work in terms of their applicability.

Results: Distance learning is a promising form of educational process organization, which, in our opinion, will occupy an increasingly strong position in the market of educational services. However, to achieve successful results, distance courses developers and instructors should look for effective combinations of techniques and forms, make full use of the potential of information and communication technologies, focus on all 4 types of interaction. They also ought to pay special attention to subject-subject interaction in the mode of teacher-student and student-student relations, provide timely feedback, and utilize interactive learning methods.

Discussion: We see prospects for further research in the development of methods of distance foreign languages teaching with a comprehensive and systematic use of interactive techniques by means of information and communication technologies.

Keywords: subject-subject interaction, distance learning, communicative approach, active learning.

Vitae. Yuliia Kolos is a Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Her areas of research interest include formation of future translators’ professional competence, use of computer technologies in foreign language teaching.

Correspondence: yulia.kolos@gmail.com

Vitae. Maya Kupar is a Lecturer of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Her areas of research interests include theory and practice of foreign language teaching, use of computer technologies in education.

Correspondence: maiia.kupar@gmail.com


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