THE USE OF COMPUTER TESTING FOR FUTURE INTERPRETERS’ SELF-ASSESSMENT OF ENGLISH LISTENING COMPETENCE

Keywords: self-assessment, English listening competence, computer exercise, reflection, heuristic discussion, listening tips, self-assessment checklists

Abstract

The methodology of self-assessment of English listening competence for future interpreters is highlighted in the article. Computer exercises, heuristic discussion, listening tips and self-assessment checklists are offered to improve students’ listening skills and abilities. Various computer exercises are used to check and evaluate lexical and grammatical skills, language and semantic anticipation, understanding of a gist, details and specific information of the text. The following types of computer exercises: multiple choice, multi-select, gap-filling, matching, crossword and jumbled words are elaborated at pre-listening, while-listening and post-listening stages. The model of the methodology of self-assessment for improving English listening competence is developed. The results of the suggested methodology are shown.

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Author Biography

Yaroslava A. Krapchatova, Educational and Scientific Centre for Language Training, National Academy of Security Service of Ukraine, Kyiv
Ph. D. (pedagogical sciences), Associate Professor of Romanic and Germanic Languages Department

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Published
2017-09-30
How to Cite
Krapchatova, Y. A. (2017). THE USE OF COMPUTER TESTING FOR FUTURE INTERPRETERS’ SELF-ASSESSMENT OF ENGLISH LISTENING COMPETENCE. Information Technologies and Learning Tools, 60(4), 205-219. https://doi.org/10.33407/itlt.v60i4.1725
Section
ICT and learning tools in the higher education establishments