Effective use of authentic video materials in EPP classes. Focus on individual students` work



video materials, individual students` work, ESP, EPP, non-linguistic specialities, viewing comprehension tasks, authentic video resources


The successful training of highly-skilled engineering stuff in terms of transformations of education system becomes a real challenge for educators. Competitive specialists, able to competent performing of responsible and effective professional activity, ready for solving of working issues independently and adequately, as well as to provide efficient interchange of professional experience with colleagues from foreign countries are of great demand in our country and abroad. The article deals with using of authentic video materials in English for Professional Purposes classroom for developing confident communicative skills, implementing them for individual work of students for reinforcing their self-study skills, and therefore, strengthening the students` motivation for learning English for Professional Purposes. Also in this paper we highlight the criteria of authentic video materials choosing and suggest the list of recommended sources with short description which we use for individual students` work either inside or outside the classroom.

Author Biography

L. G. Svyrydova, Kyiv, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”

Lecturer, Departmnent of English for Engineering #2


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