Motivating Students to Learn Foreign Languages for Life. Is this a Myth or Reality?

Dr Mario Pace University of Malta Maltamario.pace@um.edu.mt Abstract Teaching a foreign language is quite challenging. Gone are the days where all students in class spoke the same language, had the same values, came from similar cultural backgrounds. The question is: how can we, as educators, transform the challenges in class into motivational tools? Very often,…

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Project-based language learning among university students

Török Judit & Kétyi András Budapest Business School, Hungarytorok.judit@uni-bge.huketyi.andras@uni-bge.hu Abstract Our university research group has been working on the implementation of the methodology of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) into the German business language courses, and action research was conducted as well. Our sample was university students learning German business language either as a first (n=65)…

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Some organization forms of out-of-class activities while learning foreign languages in the technical higher education institution

Galina Chernenko Senior Lecturer the Syktyvkar Forest Institute, Russia Ksenia Chukileva Senior Lecturer the Syktyvkar Forest Institute, Russia chukileva_k@mail.ru Urn-address: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:jamk-issn-2343-0281-13 Abstract The article is devoted to the increasing role of out-of-class work while learning foreign languages in a technically oriented higher education establishment. In the article the definition of the independent work, its forms (individual,…

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