THE ROLE OF MODERN SONGS AND MOVIES IN RAISING MOTIVATION FOR LEARNING FOREIGN LANGUAGES

О. V. Ovadiuk

Abstract


The article deals with the peculiarities of using modern songs and movies in a foreign language classroom. It also gives the analysis of the stages and the possible exercises of this kind of activity, provides the main objectives of this activity in studying foreign languages. The article emphasizes the importance of using these techniques to increase the student's motivation, considering possible challenges faced by teachers and students as well as psychological and methodological solutions to these problems for better foreign language acquisition.The article also points out that due to the application of multimedia technologies, like songs and movies, the possibilities of modern methods of learning foreign language are considerably broadened and diversified. The content of lessons is enriched, the rate of realization is high, and a teacher gets the possibility to use educational time more effectively, to invent the original methods of teaching and increase the volume of educational material for students' mastering and usage.This allows mastering language material, language skills and abilities more effective and quicker.The article also emphasizes the important place of motivation in modern education as the key to obtaining high results in the study of foreign languages. 


Keywords


education; foreign language; motivation; difficulties; song; analysis; movie

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