Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL Number 7. July 2021                       Pp. 390-405
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/call7.27

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Information Technologies in the Formation of Foreign Language Grammatical
Competence While Teaching a Language for Specific Purposes 

Bohdana Labinska
Department of Foreign Languages for the Humanities
Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine 

 Liubov Zenia
Department of English and German Philology and Translation
Kyiv National Linguistic University, Ukraine 

  Kvitoslava Matiichuk
Department of Foreign Languages
Bukovinian State Medical University, Ukraine
Corresponding Author: matiychuk@bsmu.edu.ua 

  Oksana Danylovych
 Department of Foreign Languages for the Humanities
Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine

 

Received: 5/6/2021                    Accepted: 7/13/2021                  Published: 7/26/2021

Abstract:
information technologies grammatical competence The current study aims at demonstrating the effectiveness of the virtual learning environment Moodle in the formation of English language grammatical competence of students during their independent work. The study had a quasi-experimental research design with a pre-test and delayed post-test. It was carried out at the Faculty of Law of Yuriy  Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine. The participants were fifty 3rd-year students of specialty “International Law,” who took part in the survey voluntarily during the fall semester of 2020-2021. The core question of the research is whether this learning tool is effective in forming students’ foreign language grammatical competence. Based on the results of the study, the researchers demonstrate the benefits of studying through the electronic system Moodle. Students increased their ability to understand grammatical constructions in professionally oriented texts. To conclude, the findings obtained in this study can be implemented both in online and blended learning for university students during their independent work while working over English for Specific Purposes.
Keywords: electronic system Moodle, English for Specific Purposes, grammatical competence, independent work, International Law students, professionally-oriented texts

Cite as:  Labinska, B., Zenia, L.,  Matiichuk, K., & Danylovych, O. (2021). Information Technologies in the Formation of Foreign Language Grammatical Competence While Teaching a Language for Specific Purposes. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL (7). 390-405.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/call7.27

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Bohdana Labinska is a Full Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages for the Humanities Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine. Her research interests include the History of Pedagogy and Modern Methods of Foreign Language Teaching. (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5232-8022).

Liubov Zenia is a Dean of the School of Translation Studies, Professor of the Department of English and German Philology and Translation in Kyiv National Linguistic University, Ukraine. The author’s academic interests include improvement the efficiency of professionally-oriented teaching of foreign languages and cultures, and the development of professional and personal qualities of specialists during professional training. (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0273-1494).

Kvitoslava Matiichuk is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Foreign Languages, Bukovinian State Medical University, Ukraine. Her main research areas are Foreign Languages, Language Pedagogy, English for Special Purposes. (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3164-7937).

Oksana Danylovych is an Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine. Her main research interests relate to Semantics, Applied Linguistics, Language  Pedagogy. (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4270-2740).