DOI: https://doi.org/10.18371/fcaptp.v3i26.143870

PECULIARITIES OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING TO FUTURE SPECIALISTS OF FINANCIAL AND CREDIT FIELD IN CIRCUMSTANCES OF EUROINTEGRATION AND GLOBALISATION

T. O. Semenchenko

Abstract


The article reveals the peculiarities of foreign language teaching to future specialists of financial and credit field at higher educational establishments in the circumstances of modern financial and economic transformations. It has been highlighted that the European Community deems qualitative education to be a critical requisite for establishingand maintaining a competitive market economy, piece and reverence to other nations, thus it initiated the Erasmus+ Program to support academic mobility within the EU and since 2018 the funding of international collaboration projects is announced to be doubled for the upcoming decade. Consequently, to vie for grants of international mobility students are required not only to have B2 level of English, but cultivate life competences of a new generation. It has been determined that there are twoclusters of competences students are to develop concurrently with the foreign language acquisition: 1) thinking and learning skills and 2) social skills. Thinking and learning skills encompass creativity, critical thinking, digital literacy and ability to learn. Social skills are constituted by ability to collaborate, communicate, emotional intelligence, social responsibility. The ways and tools of forming the aforementioned competences have been substantiated, namely debates, role-plays, project work, attribute listing, challenge assumptions, personal analogy, scribing, video scribing, screen casting, digital storytelling, Web based platforms to design interactive vocabulary and grammar exercises. The method of mastering a foreign language within a short time frame on the basis of Halperin and Talyzina’stheory of sequential learning and the forgetting curve of Ebbinghaushas been elaborated and put forward.


Keywords


foreign language teaching to future specialists of financial and credit field; European life competences; digital literacy; multimedia platforms; methods of creativity and innovative thinking development; multilingualism; globalization.

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