Application of European English teaching method in Russian Technical University

Authors: Stepanova L.V. Published: 19.11.2013
Published in issue: #7(9)/2013  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2013-7-144  
Category: Technological aspects of the engineering education | Chapter: Pedagogics  
Keywords: ESA-method, Engage and Activate phases, tasks for technical universities

Popular European method of teaching English as a foreign language and suitability of its application in a Russian technical institute of higher learning by example of Bauman Moscow State University are considered. Typical activities for every phase of a lesson according to this method are analyzed. Exemplary tasks for Engage and Activate Phases are given. The analysis of tests and students' questionnaires has shown that application of ESA-methodfacilitates learning and increases students' motivation. Thus it is reasonable to use it in Russian institutes of higher learning.