Conditions for forming future language teachers’ lexical competence in pandemic times

Keywords: lexical competence, coronalogisms, foreign language, information and communication technologies, blended learning.

Abstract

Successful communication in English as a foreign language depends primarily on the amount of vocabulary learned, which ensures speech appropriateness in a particular communicative situation and adequate perception of information. The article reveals the conditions for forming future language teachers’ lexical competence in Ukrainian higher pedagogical education institutions on the example of vocabulary denoting coronalogisms. The summative stage revealed students’ positive motivation for learning new vocabulary, while the formative one was aimed at expanding students’ range of vocabulary on a particular topic. The work was carried out in three stages: introducing new vocabulary; practicing and consolidating new material; using the target vocabulary in written and oral speech. Determining the range of students’ vocabulary, their word knowledge quality and ability to use target vocabulary at the control stage gives grounds to state the effectiveness of conditions for forming future language teachers’ lexical competence during the pandemic: using ICT and time-conditioned blended learning as a combination of traditional and distance learning.

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Author Biographies

Olha Bashkir, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Educology and Innovative Pedagogy, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Hanna Kniaz, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, acting Dean of Foreign Philology Faculty, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Violetta Panchenko, Municipal Establishment “Kharkiv Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy” of Kharkiv Regional Council, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Foreign Philology Department, Municipal Establishment “Kharkiv Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy” of Kharkiv Regional Council, Ukraine.

Liudmyla Bakhmat, Municipal Establishment “Kharkiv Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy” of Kharkiv Regional Council, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Foreign Philology Department, Municipal Establishment “Kharkiv Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy” of Kharkiv Regional Council, Ukraine.

Tetiana Sobchenko, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Educology and Innovative Pedagogy, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-08-31
How to Cite
Bashkir, O., Kniaz, H., Panchenko, V., Bakhmat, L., & Sobchenko, T. (2021). Conditions for forming future language teachers’ lexical competence in pandemic times. Amazonia Investiga, 10(43), 72-82. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.43.07.7
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