THE ROLE OF THE СOURSE “FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT” IN PHILOLOGY MAJORS BACKGROUND
The article deals with the role of the course “Foreign languages in educational environment” in the background of would-be philologists. The issues under investigation should be: the role of foreign languages in our life, English as a world global language, the meaning of the term “educational environment”, the usage of IT, the problem of manuals, early teaching of a foreign language. According to curriculum Philology Masters in their tenth semester are to take the course, the number of hours being 30 lectures, 4 – work – shops and 56 – individual work for day – time students and 6 hours of class – room activity, 84 hours of individual work for correspondent students. The subject has 3 credits and is optional. Types of feedback control are two module test – papers and a final credit – test in the end of the semester. The article dwells on the definition and explanation of the key terms, such as foreign languages, educational environment and its 4 components worked out in scientific literature. It also includes one of the possible variants of the final test for Masters of Philology. In future the investigation will focuse on policultural environment, life – long foreign language learning, using of IT. The article includes a sample of a final test of the course.