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Innovative Trends in the System of Language Education in the XXIst Century

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The article analyzes the problem associated with the quality improvement of professional training of foreign language teachers in the conditions of digitalization of Language Education. To achieve this goal, it is necessary to train competitive specialists in the field of intercultural contacts who are fluent in their profession at the level of international standards. The quality and level of foreign language training in higher education are determined by the teaching staff, who are the carriers of the ideology of updating language education. Today, the digitalization of language education has brought the foreign language training of students to a qualitatively new level, which allows not only to raise the culture of teaching foreign languages, but also to ensure the development and social adaptation of the student, and contributes to the formation of an appropriate environment for social and personal development. The quality improvement of foreign language training in higher education presupposes both the widespread use of digital teaching technologies and the mandatory consideration of the general patterns of the personality formation and individual characteristics of students, as well as the development of each student’s abilities and interests. The formation of creative thinking, flexibility, initiative and versatility, the ability to quickly respond to changes, as well as creative search in solving professional problems are especially relevant in the education and training of foreign language teachers. The article examines significant innovative trends in the system of higher education, which make it possible to train a competitive specialist who becomes the main indicator of the quality of university education.

About the Author

T. A. Dmitrenko
Moscow Pedagogical State University
Russian Federation

Tatiana A. Dmitrenko is Dr. Sci. (Pedagogy), professor in the Department of Linguodidactics and Modern Technologies of Foreign Language Education at Moscow Pedagogical State University, Academician of the International Teacher’s Training Academy of Science



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Dmitrenko T.A. Innovative Trends in the System of Language Education in the XXIst Century. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2021;3(4):73-83. (In Russ.)

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