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Foreign Language Studies in Pedagogical Academy
Foreign Language Studies in Pedagogical Academy

Author(s): Margarita Kaltigina, Diāna Liepa, Inta Ratniece
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas Švietimo akademija
Keywords: foreign language learning; study content; study process the whole language approach

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to describe the theoretical basis of a foreign language teaching and learning in our academy and illustrate this theory with practical examples from the real study process. The article deals with definite study programmes and their foreign language courses, study process organisation. Different aspects of study content and process, for instance, ESP, CLIL, individualisation, task-based studying, projects, independent studies, self-assessment, peer-assessment as well as reflection will be focused on. The implementation of the teacher training orientation and reorientation to education for sustainable development is also considered as a crucial part of the research, therefore, the authors highlight it as well. Research Methods Theoretical methods: analysis of scientific and methodological literature. Empirical research methods: Methods of data acquisition – observation, experimenting, analysis; Data analysis by using the software SPSS 17.0.

  • Issue Year: 14/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 39-47
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English