Cat And Lingvo Tutor Tools In Educational Glossary Making For Non-Linguistic Students
This article is devoted to the use of special information and communication technologies (ICT) tools such as computer assisted translation (CAT) and Lingvo Tutor in the educational process of teaching foreign languages at technical higher educational institutions. Such kind of work is a reflection of the urgent needs of modern educational environment, as well as an essential component of the requirements for the cutting edge foreign languages lessons. The need of analysis of the use of CAT and
... ingvo Tutor is determined by necessity of achieving the goals of intensification of educational process, improving occupational competence of future engineers and increasing motivation for foreign languages learning. The research describes the experiment of using CAT and Lingvo Tutor options by non-linguistic technical students for making glossaries connected with their future professional field. This kind of work was one of the types of extracurricular activity of the students at the Mining University involving online platform Smartcat and computer application Lingvo Tutor. The analysis of the results obtained in the experiment allows us to highlight the main advantages of using such kind of work at the process of vocabulary enlarging of future science and technique specialists. In comparison with traditional work this method of compiling virtual glossary improved results in language mastering. CAT and Lingvo Tutor tool training technologies in technical students' glossary making proved to be extremely successful due to the novelty of such process and in turn led to the increasing of motivation and improving the knowledge of future specialists.