Social Media Applications as an International Tool for the Development of English-Language Communicative Competencies

Kryvka, Eleonora and Mitchuk, Olha and Bykova, Olha and Rudyk, Myroslava and Khamedova, Olha and Voitovych, Nataliia (2022) Social Media Applications as an International Tool for the Development of English-Language Communicative Competencies Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 66 (6). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1927-2677, 1927-2685

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The aim of the article is to determine the effectiveness of various international tools designed to develop students’English-language communicative competencies. Several scientific methods were used: observation, testing,experimental training etc. Statistical processing of the data obtained during pedagogical experiment was carried out,visualization with the use of graphic method is applied. The description and verbal recording of the results of thestudy confirm its effectiveness. During the research, experimental training was carried out with the use of socialmedia applications for the development of foreign language communicative competence in second-year students ofgroups G1, G2. Observations and testing of students while developing foreign language communicative competencewere carried out while writing e-mails and creating videos for TikTok in English. The educational platforms,programmes, Internet resources were also used in accordance with the goals and topics of training sessions. Thepractical results prove the advantages of certain social media applications in the acquisition of English-languagecomponents of communicative competences (CCC). G1 students demonstrated a standard procedure for acquiring alinguistic, socio-cultural CCC with a “lag” of the regional geography component. In G2 group, the higher levels ofCCC were observed in most cases. Mostly positive markers of Communicative Competences were demonstrated atthe medium (344.1 points, 69.8% of G1 respondents) and a sufficient level (371.0 points, 75.8% of G2 respondents).Promising “growth points” were identified. The directions concerning further developments of progressive methodsare highlighted.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: communicative competencies; e-mail; media applications; mobile applications; TikTok
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Scopus
Divisions: Факультет журналістики > Кафедра журналістика та нових медіа
Факультет журналістики > Кафедра міжнародної журналістики
Depositing User: Ольга Андріївна Мітчук
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2022 05:01
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2022 19:01

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