Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 24, No 1 (2016)

Application of New Information and Computer Technologies in the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Irena Miculevičienė (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania)


The paper describes the up-to-date methods of teaching or learning foreign languages, which are conditioned by the integration of information technologies in the teaching process. Internet gives a perfect opportunity to enliven the lectures of foreign languages, to improve their quality and effectiveness. The main advantage of internet is its authentic material in an authentic context. The examples of such authentic material can be Web 2.0 (website of second generation), Wiki, blogs and podcasts. The second advantage of internet is that it helps the learners to cooperate together. The teachers can lead the learners more effectively, consult each learner individually. It diversifies the teaching process, encourages the activity of students, who have learning difficulties.

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2016-06-07

Keyword(s): IT technologies; Web 2.0; blogs; podcasts; Wiki.

DOI: 10.3846/cpe.2016.294

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Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija ISSN 2351-714X, eISSN 2335-7711
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