Internet technologies in foreign language learning

  • Liubov Averkieva Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
  • Nikolay Kachalov Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Keywords: cognitive activity, didactic properties, internet services, language education, project work


The article dealt with the problem of Internet technology implementation in the process of foreign language learning. The authors considered the term “technology” in the context of language education and defined Internet technologies as techniques, methods, and ways of introducing Internet services and Internet materials into the learning process. The paper revealed didactic properties and functions of Internet technologies, highlighting a web quest as the most appropriate for organizing students’ group research. The authors presented methods of encouraging students’ cognitive activity using a web quest technology and evaluation criteria for Internet service selection to provide tools necessary for project participants' collaboration and teacher monitoring. Authenticity and volume of Internet material need strict assessment criteria of which were provided in the paper.


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How to Cite
Averkieva, L., & Kachalov, N. (2020). Internet technologies in foreign language learning. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 4(2), 50-56.