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