MODERN TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION IN TEACHING PHILOLOGISTS
We live in the digital age where all the students are surrounded by different modern gadgets. Their life is full of telephones, computers, social media, messages etc. The long-term practice of teaching a foreign language proves that teaching with traditional technologies does not allow developing key, basic competencies in a particular academic discipline, so a drastic reorganization of the educational process is needed. Modern and advanced lecturers don’t stay on the same place. They visit other universities for the exchange of their knowledge and experience, go to different advanced training cources, study new teaching programmes and methods in order to make their classes interesting, interactive and multifarious.
This article aims to highlight the role of using modern technology in teaching philologists. It discusses different approaches and techniques which can assist foreign language students to improve their learning skills by using new programmes, tools and methods. Among these techniques are online foreign language learning websites, computer assisted language learning programmes, presentation software, electronic dictionaries, chatting and e-mail messaging programmes, listening CD-players, and learning videos.
This article therefore is an overview presentation of how modern technologies can be in the role of assistants to both lecturers and students.