- Elena A. Voevodskaya
- Ushinsky Yaroslavl State Pedagogic University
- Podcasts as a means of pedagogic university students’ universal competences development at foreign language classes
- Voevodskaya E.A. Podcasts as a means of pedagogic university students’ universal competences development at foreign language classes. Vestnik of Kostroma State University. Series: Pedagogy. Psychology. Sociokinetics, 2022, vol. 28, № 2, pp. 153-157. https://doi.org/10.34216/2073-1426-2022-28-2-153-157
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The article analyses future pedagogues’ universal competences that can be developed at foreign language classes at pedagogic university. As a result of the abovementioned universal competences components analysis the conclusion that foreign language podcasts can be a means of their development, is made. Having studied Russian and foreign methodology researches, the author gives the definitions to the term “podcast”, she indicates the websites where a foreign language teacher can find podcasts for its classes; she describes various types of podcasts that can be employed to develop students’ language and speech skills which are the elements of universal competences expected to be developed at foreign language classes. The stages of working with podcasts that were tested in the process of experimental teaching the students of three pedagogic university faculties were characterised in the article. At English classes, students first listened to authentic and educational podcasts, offered by the teacher, with subsequent creation of their own podcasts, their demonstration and assessing each other’s results using the criteria devised by the teacher. The author provides examples of podcasts that can be offered to students while discussing various topics. At the end of the article the questionnaire results of students participating in listening and creating podcasts are given, the conclusion about the advantages of podcasts as a means of teaching a foreign language is made.
podcasts, foreign language, universal competences, stages, listening, teacher, students
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- Elena A. Voevodskaya, Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Ushinsky Yaroslavl State Pedagogic University, Yaroslavl, Russia, email@example.com, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7927-3946