Key Research Trends in Methodical Science: Language Teaching Methods in Focus

A D Deykina, V D Yanchenko
2020 Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference on Education, Health and Human Wellbeing (ICEDER 2019)   unpublished
Currently, there is an update in the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. There is a tendency to teach and practice alternative methods of scientific methodological search. This is reflected in the wide thematic spectrum of dissertation research for the degree of candidate and doctor of pedagogical sciences, defended in the dissertation council D 212.154.27 on the basis of the Moscow State Pedagogical University. The paper reviews the most notable dissertations, which have
more » ... ificant scientific potential and are defended during 2015-2019. The authors identify the following trends: (a) the tendency to rely on the principle of communicativeness, on cognitive foundations in teaching Russian to foreign students; (b) the increasing role of the axiological and cultural aspects in teaching native speakers of the Russian language to Russian; (c) devoting more attention to the history and culture of the country which language being studied; (d) the tendency to early language learning for special (professional) purposes; (e) the creation of nationallyoriented methods of teaching the oral form of speech (speaking) and reading; (f) the use of the principle of oral advancing, unconditional accounting of the zone of the student's closest development; (g) the principle of dialogue of cultures in the educational process. The aim of the study is to summarize contemporary research and insights in the field of language teaching methods. The novelty of the work is associated with the identification of relevant areas in contemporary methodological science.
doi:10.2991/iceder-19.2020.20 fatcat:hzej7rzzoja4xiusblgjxg4nla