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Using the Zoom Platform in Distance Learning of a Foreign Language

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The article considers the use of the Zoom platform in distance learning of a foreign language. The aim of the study is to consider the possibilities of using Zoom in distance learning of a foreign language. The research methods include the analysis of scientific and methodological literature on the research topic, the analysis of Zoom tools for the implementation of the possibilities of distance learning of a foreign language. The article explains the high demand for remote and online technologies and defines the criteria for choosing effective technologies for remote and online lessons. The research also considers the benefits of Zoom in the process of learning a foreign language and different types of tasks and their implementation via Zoom. The problems faced by teachers and students in the process of using online technologies in distance learning are identified. The article describes the possibility of interactive communication with students assigned to analyze a piece of fiction and offers a system of exercises which can be done using Zoom. It is proven that the use of the Zoom platform in teaching a foreign language employs different tools which make it possible to increase the effectiveness of language training and the development of students’ educational and cognitive abilities.

About the Author

A. V. Gureeva
MGIMO University
Russian Federation

Anna V. Gureeva is Cand. Sci. (Pedagogy), associate professor in the Department of the English language №4



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Gureeva A.V. Using the Zoom Platform in Distance Learning of a Foreign Language. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2021;3(3):83-91. (In Russ.)

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