O. I. Nazarenko


This article deals with the problem of creating effective professionally oriented technologies in ESP teaching aimed at developing students’ communicative competence enabling them to function successfully in their study and work-related communities. The author suggests taking into account the labour market demand for high-performing employees and apply educational technologies, which encourage students to gain prioritized qualities and skills to meet employers’ expectations. Guided by these considerations the author advocates the project-based technology to help students develop underlying skills and strategies and make language learning more interactive and enjoyable. The presented project demonstrates the effective outcomes of specific content-based teaching using presentation techniques.


ESP; professionally oriented technologies; project-based technology; content-based teaching; professional communicative foreign language competence

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