The Use of iSpring Suite Computer Program for Developing Cadets’ Listening Skills

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Abstract

The paper is devoted to iSpring Suite computer program which is used for making educational materials, interactive tests, online courses and electronic students’ books. The iSpring Suite program has a simple interface and is an addition to Microsoft PowerPoint. The implementation of the program is aimed to modernize and intensify the process of teaching foreign languages at a military college. The various formats of the exercises seem to be the main advantage of this program, because it let develop skills in different types of communicative activities. Its use additionally makes it possible to simplify the control of cadets’ activities. Moreover, the authors note the certain algorithm of actions that should be followed. The didactic potential of iSpring Suite program used to develop cadets’ listening skills is described in this paper. The authors provide the examples of iSpring Suite program implementation in educational process within studying the theme “Our Military College”.

General Information

Keywords: foreign languages, listening comprehension practice, iSpring Suite computer program, teaching tools, cadets

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Orekhova Y.M., Sukhorukikh N.V. The Use of iSpring Suite Computer Program for Developing Cadets’ Listening Skills. Digital Humanities and Technology in Education (DHTE 2022): Collection of Articles of the III All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference with International Participation. November 17-18, 2022 / V.V. Rubtsov, M.G. Sorokova, N.P. Radchikova (Eds). Moscow: Publishing house MSUPE, 2022., pp. 124–134.

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Information About the Authors

Yuliya M. Orekhova, PhD in Education, Senior Lecturer, Chair of Foreign Languages, Yaroslavl Air Defense Military College, Yaroslavl, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6501-154X, e-mail: y.m.orekhova@gmail.com

Nataliya V. Sukhorukikh, Lecturer, Chair of Foreign Languages, Yaroslavl Air Defense Military College, Yaroslavl, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1423-8963, e-mail: sukh-natali@yandex.ru

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