The Model of the Emotionally-Valuable Component of the Content of Primary School Foreign-Language Education: Designing and Testing
European Journal of Contemporary Education
The purpose of this article is to develop and test an invariant of the basic model of the emotionally-valuable component (EVC) of the content of foreign-language education, allowing the implementation of this component at a primary stage in a secondary school (grades 2-4) * . The leading approach to the study is emotionally-valuable, the methods are systemic-structural, comparative, organizational-functional; designing, modelling; experimental teaching; mathematical statistics; tabular and
... s; tabular and graphical representation of information. The use of the presented complex of complementary methods allowed us to solve all the problems of the study, namely: to present the concept of a foreign-language text of emotionally-valuable content; to select a specific type of such texts for inclusion in the model of the EVC in the conditions of primary foreign-language education; to describe the techniques of working with texts of emotionallyvaluable contents at a primary stage in a secondary school and, finally, to design and test the model of the EVC, adapted to the conditions of teaching a foreign language in a primary school. The results of the study prove the expediency of including the EVC in the component structure of the content of foreign-language education and the construction of its models not only for a primary level, but, in in perspective, for all stages of school foreign-language education. The novelty of the work consists in the substantiation of the author's concept of the EVC as the basis for the introduction of the emotionally-valuable approach in the practice of school-foreign language education. Keywords: the emotionally-valuable component (EVC) of the content of foreign-language education, a model, designing, testing. (M.N. Tatarinova) * In this article, the concepts «the invariant of the basic model of the EVC of foreign-language education, adapted to the conditions of a junior level in a secondary school" and "the model of the EVC of the content of primary school foreign-language education" are used as synonyms.