The Peculiarities of Distance Foreign Language Learning

Andrii Turchyn, Oleksandr Glotov, Olena Krut, Anatolii Maksymenko, Olena Vasylenko, Viktoriia Smelikova
2022 Postmodern Openings  
The paper demonstrates the feasibility of information and communication technologies (ICT) in English as a foreign language (EFL) teaching and learning process. The organizational and pedagogical approaches to efficient EFL learning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic have been outlined. Furthermore, the main perspectives and challenges appearing in an online learning environment have been characterized. The proposed paper aims to consider the possibility of integrating innovative computer
more » ... echnologies into online foreign language learning to foster students' autonomy and boost their language proficiency. The findings suggest that using ICT is beneficial for mastering a foreign language in out-of-class settings. Admittedly, there is no perfect or universal blend that may suit all the EFL learning environments. Therefore, it is claimed that blended programs should be created for each academic course regarding students' wants, needs, and abilities. Furthermore, each higher educational institution needs to have a strategy for designing and implementing a distance EFL learning program that considers instructional, pedagogical, and technological factors.
doi:10.18662/po/13.1sup1/440 fatcat:jb52hbzjgvbl5nv2z67sgu6ree