E3S Web Conf.
Volume 174, 2020Vth International Innovative Mining Symposium
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Mining Regions’ Sustainable Development|
|Published online||18 June 2020|
Teaching Professional Vocabulary to the Students in Coal Region Universities through Digital Educational Tools
Kemerovo State University, Institute of Philology, Foreign Languages and Media communication, Department of Foreign Languages, 650000, 6 Krasnaya st., Kemerovo, Russia
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This paper discusses the approach to teach professional vocabulary to mining students with the emphasis on digital educational tools and e-learning. A digital educational tool is considered to be a web service or application that can be used to create and enhance a digital learning environment. The paper deals with incorporating to the educational process such web-services as Quizlet, Learning Apps, Wiser.me, WordSift, which help the students build and enlarge professional vocabulary that is necessary to read and analyze scientific articles, to operate it in future professional activity while communicating and collaborating with foreign colleagues. The article touches upon the main advantages of used digital educational tools, which allowed the students to obtain translating, reading and analytical skills. The article notes that acquired knowledge and skills will make the students able to work successfully in the mining industry sharing experience and cooperating with international partners. Kuzbass (Kemerovo region) is one of the largest coal deposits in the world, located in the south of Western Siberia. Region has significant experience in training compatriot specialists and international students in geology, mining industry, ecology and nature management. Every year students from neighboring countries come to our universities to receive a prestigious profession in the mining sector. Future highly qualified specialists should not only master the production process, but also be able to share experience and communicate with foreign colleagues. The result of mastering professional English and special vocabulary will be the possibility of doing business and research at the international level with the countries, leading in coal mining.
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