competence approach

Contemporary Issues of Teaching Spanish in a Higher Education Institution

The authors of the article consider issues and features of teaching Spanish to the students of higher education schools: the role of teaching the second foreign language in a school of higher education nowadays is revealed, the most relevant theoretical and methodological aspects of this process are analyzed. Teaching the second foreign language in a higher education institution should focus on communication, and have practical, functional and skill-based approach.

Master’s Thesis: a New Generation Research Project

The article deals with the specific features of the graduation thesis within the framework of the degree program in linguistics (translation skills profile) alongside the implementation of the competency based approach at the institutions of higher education. An attempt is undertaken to analyze the basic requirements for Master’s and Bachelor’s theses at Volgograd State University and some German and Austrian translation institutions of higher education.

Competence Approach in Tefl for Future Journalists

The article considers the use of various methods in terms of competence approach to teaching future journalists foreign languages.