THE PROBLEMS OF RAISING STUDENTS AWARENESS (MOTIVATION) IN THE PROCESS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES TRAINING

  • Vira Chorniy
Keywords: awareness, motivation, stimulus, types of motivation, foreign languages studying, methods of foreign languages teaching, students of non-linguistic specialities

Abstract

The article highlights the problems of junior university students’ motivation to studying foreign languages. These problems are vital and widely discussed by scholars due to implementation of Bologna process. The author offers to understand the motivation as a process that combines individual and situational parameters aiming to transform the subject situation into the relevant motive. The author proves that the leading motive of the students should be awareness of the necessity of foreign language command for the successful professional activity. But students are primarily influenced by the teacher’s motivation. Under this framework the levels of the teacher’s activity forming is presented together with the framework of the motives study. On the basis of the references survey common classification of the motives is considered as well as techniques that stimulate the process of communication. The examples are taken from foreign and Ukrainian sources on methodology of teaching. These practical examples prove that communication centered training involves all language training skills. The article contains strategies and examples the above strategies. In the conclusion the reasons that determine students’ motivation are considered. It is proved that the most effective way of foreign language teaching is an interactive activity of a teacher and a student. Systematic estimation, encouragement and consideration of students’ professional interests are key elements in the process.

Published
2020-07-11
How to Cite
Chorniy, V. (2020). THE PROBLEMS OF RAISING STUDENTS AWARENESS (MOTIVATION) IN THE PROCESS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES TRAINING. Scientific Notes of Ostroh Academy National University: Philology Series, (9(77), 257-261. Retrieved from https://journals.oa.edu.ua/Philology/article/view/2865
Section
PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING IN THE INTERCULTURAL INTEGRATION PROCESS