Olexandr Lahodynskyi, Inna Semeniako

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The article deals with the issue of second language (SL) teaching in the higher educational institutions. The achievement of SL training goals by students is closely connected with the implementation of teaching and learning techniques based on concepts of individualisation and differentiation in higher education. Having analysed the concepts mentioned above, the authors define their role within the framework of SL training of the future specialists and, on this basis, outline SL teaching strategies that can be applied both during classroom and self-study work. They are defined as general mechanisms for the most effective planning, organisation and implementation of SL teaching based on students’ psychological peculiarities. They are aimed at creating the best and most comfortable conditions for the student’s SL learning and developing new ways of mastering a SL. They increase students’ motivation and maintain interest to learn SL when certain organisational conditions are observed and the offered exercises correspond to the students’ temperaments, personality types, and learning styles. 


individualisation, differentiation, SL teaching strategies, temperaments, personality types, learning styles, higher educational institutions

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