Principles of Selection of Educational Material for Developing English Listening Skills of High School Students
Słowa kluczowe:listening skills, high school students, didactic principles, problem-based learning
The article deals with an interesting issue of learning English – it describes the process of teaching the language and shows different ways of understanding skills which are required in this process. The Author points to the importance of language learning for the communication process, emphasizing the role of social competences. The article increases the reader’s awareness of the importance of language learning in modern world and raises medical issues related to learning. It is worth mentioning that the study was conducted in the form of an experiment, which is much more labor-intensive than single quantitative studies.
The development of international collaboration in various spheres of human life requires from modern specialists not only to be professionals in the sphere they work at, but also to be able to communicate with representatives of other countries with the aim of exchanging information, sharing experience and doing important scientific research that will bring positive results and benefits both for them personally and for people in their country in general. Foreign language communication cannot be possible without the ability to understand foreign speech and respond to it properly. The research demonstrates that students mastering a foreign language regularly report difficulties in understanding other people’s speech. This paper addresses the important but often neglected issue of the proper organization of the process of teaching a foreign language listening skills to high school students. It focuses on the importance of taking into consideration didactic and methodological principles of teaching a foreign language and possible ways of incorporating them into the organization of the process of a foreign language acquisition. The paper presents the results of a study examining the influence of some of the didactic and methodological principles of teaching on the process of developing students’ foreign language listening skills. The results of the research demonstrate that proper planning and organization of a foreign language teaching process on the basis of didactic and methodological principles at high school can significantly improve students’ foreign language listening skills and enhance their ability to understand foreign speech as well as maintain proper conversation. Thus, the paper postulates the necessity to organize teaching foreign language listening skills on the basis of didactic and methodological principles of teaching.