Improving the Effectiveness of Teaching: The Impact of Interactive Methods in Teaching English Students as They Increase Their Proficiency Level to B2
Keywords:English, students, interactive learning, interactive learning methods
The current practice of teaching foreign languages in universities is largely driven by global trends of changes in the methods and technologies of teaching, which involve the use of interactive methods. Interactive teaching methods are a means of stimulating students’ interest in learning foreign languages, as they help to make the learning process more exciting and fulfilling. The aim of the study is to propose the optimal methods of interactive teaching of English to students of medical specialties when raising their level of proficiency to B2. A method of interactive learning in speaking professional (medical) English with the use of group work methods is proposed and experimentally tested. The aim of the experimental methodology is to create a comfortable learning environment that encourages the student to interactive improvement so as to improve the skills and abilities of professional communication in English on professional topics to the B2 level of language proficiency. The results suggest a positive dynamic in the performance indicators of medical students taught with the interactive method. At the same time, the absence of positive dynamics in performance indicators is detected among the students taught using the traditional method.
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