Skill of presentation in a foreign language: teaching methods and analysis of common mistakes

Authors: Zabrovskaya A.A., Rubleva E.A. Published: 31.10.2019
Published in issue: #5(79)/2019  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2019-5-630  
Category: Technological aspects of the engineering education | Chapter: Philology. Linguistics  
Keywords: presentation, self-presentation, communication skills, information technologies, digital aborigines, teacher’s image, student’s social profile, visual aids, learning expectations

Modern society poses new challenges for graduates of higher educational institutions, puts forward stringent requirements for the level of training of young specialists. In the past decades, when studying, undergraduates were supposed to master a set of skills and abilities in their professional competence, and after receiving a diploma, to apply this knowledge in practice. Today, due to the rapid development of information and communication technologies, in addition to knowledge in professionally-oriented activities, graduates are also required to possess communication skills and the ability to use a variety of computer applications. Thus, the skill of making and giving presentation, as well as the general skill of self-presentation has become an important tool of self-promotion resulting in a better job opportunity and a more successful career.

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