Current Educational Technologies in English Lexis and Grammar Distance Learning at General Secondary Education Institutions

Keywords: foreign language training, English distance learning, online services, online educational technologies, students survey.

Abstract

The question of the specifics of modern distance learning remains one of the most pressing issues, especially in today's world affected by global virus pandemic. We consider the study of the use of modern educational technologies in English lexis and grammar distance learning relevant and timely. The purpose of the article is to characterize popular current educational technologies and their possibilities in distance learning of English lexical and grammatical structures, to define five most perspective online services for pupils of general secondary education institutions. Methods. The author implements the purpose with the help of theoretical (analysis and synthesis of own experience and of domestic scientists concerning the use of existing educational innovative computer technologies in English learning) and empirical research methods (observation of the educational process), together with the elements of statistical (analysis of student survey results). The results. Considering student survey results, the author’s experience, the article names and characterizes 43 modern online educational technologies in English learning, they online platforms (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Skype, Nz.ua, ClassDojo, Moodl), online services (Google Drive, Padlet, Google Forms, Microsoft Forms, Kahoot!, Grammarly, Quizlet, Quizizz, Plickers, Socrative, Hot Potatoes, LinguaLeo, ToonDoo, Classtime, Lang-8, Сoursera, LearnEnglish, BBC Learning English, British Council LearnEnglish, Tandem, Enpodcast, Bussu), mobile apps (Memrise, Rosetta Stone, Babbel, FluentU, MindSnacks, Open Language, Mosalingua, Messenger, Telegram, Viber, WhatsАрp), virtual whiteboard (Paint, Google Slides, Bitpaper.io). The article suggests grouping these technologies according to 7 purposes of use (to conduct online English lessons in real time; to create virtual classes, lessons and tasks; to send tasks and communicate; online services for learning English vocabulary and grammar; to use a virtual board; to store works and materials of pupils; to assess and control English language skills). Conclusions. The benefit of the study is that the possibilities of online services in distance learning of English lexical and grammatical structures have been emphasized, and five the most perspective for pupils of general secondary education institutions have been defined as Moodle, Google Classroom, Google Forms, Kahoot!, Zoom.

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Author Biography


Nataliia Serdiuk, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University

Nataliia Serdiuk
Doctor of Philosophy in Pedagogy (Ph.D), Associate Professor,
Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign
Philology, Translation and Methods of Teaching,
Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University,
Pereiaslav, Ukraine
 30, Sukhomlynsky Str., Pereiaslav, Ukraine, 08401
E-mail: serdiuk-n@ukr.net
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9865-6977

Published
2021-06-25
How to Cite
Serdiuk, N. (2021). Current Educational Technologies in English Lexis and Grammar Distance Learning at General Secondary Education Institutions. Professional Education: Methodology, Theory and Technologies, (13), 262-277. https://doi.org/10.31470/2415-3729-2021-13-262-277