Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL Number 7. July 2021                       Pp.239-250
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/call7.17

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Effectiveness of Students’ Distance Learning in English Business Communication: The Experience
of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design
 

Svitlana Dvorianchykova
Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv
National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine

Julia Bondarchuk
Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv
National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine

Olga Syniavska
Department of Russian Language and Literature, Faculty of Slavic Philology
of Kyiv National Linguistic University, Ukraine,

Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv
National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine
Coressponding Author: olga.sinyavskaya1989@gmail.com

Maryna Vyshnevska
Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv
National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine

 

Received: 5/11/2021                  Accepted:  7/13/2021                 Published: 7/26/2021

Abstract:
Having the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of coronavirus, distance learning has become highly relevant in the world and Ukraine since 2020. Therefore it has become significant to identify, describe, and analyse the parameters of the correspondence of predicted and diagnosed educational results in distance learning in general English, English for specific purposes and business communication. The main aim is to outline strategies for increasing the effectiveness level of such activities. To obtain data to determine the effectiveness of distance practical classes, there have been used the results of regular final tests of the level of skills formation in vocabulary, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, and writing among 200 Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design students. These results were taken at the end of the spring semester of the 2019/2020 academic year and the autumn semester of the 2020/2021 academic year to compare with the same indicators of classroom studies in the autumn and spring semesters of the 2018/2019 academic year. To determine the degree of satisfaction with online learning of the English language, a survey of 20 teachers and 200 students has been carried out. It has been proved that distance learning is able to successfully solve a wide range of problems maintaining the quality of education while adapting lingua didactic science to the current information educational conditions and the development of new teaching methods.
Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic, distance learning, face-to-face learning, general English, English for specific purposes, quality of education, Ukrainian high school students.

Cite as:  Dvorianchykova, S., Bondarchuk, J., Syniavska, O., & Vyshnevska, M.(2021).  Effectiveness of Students’ Distance Learning in English Business Communication: The Experience of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Desig.
Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL (7). 239-250 .
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/call7.17

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Svitlana Dvorianchykova, PhD, (in Philology), associate professor at Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine. Research interests: methodology of teaching foreign languages, text linguistics and onomastics. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8854-2933

Julia Bondarchuk, PhD, (in Philology), associate professor, headof Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine. Research interests: teaching foreign languages, mass-media communication and text linguistics. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4851-8701

Olga Syniavska, PhD, (in Philology), associate professor at the Russian Language and Literature Department in the Faculty of Slavic Philology of Kyiv National Linguistic University, associate professor at Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine. Research interests: mass-media communication, cognitive linguistics, onomasiology, foreign language teaching. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3241-1854

Maryna Vyshnevska, senior teacher at Foreign Languages Department of The Institute of Law and Modern Learning Technologies of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Ukraine. Research interests: foreign languages teaching, andragogy and distance education.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1536-9102