Blended Learning: New Opportunities in Foreign Language Teaching

Tyumen State University Herald. Humanities Research. Humanitates


2017, Vol. 3. №1

Blended Learning: New Opportunities in Foreign Language Teaching

For citation: Ostapenko A. S. 2017. “Blended Learning: New Opportunities in Foreign Language Teaching”. Tyumen State University Herald. Humanities Research. Humanitates, vol. 3, no 1, pp. 270-279. DOI: 10.21684/2411-197X-2017-3-1-270-279

About the author:

Anna S. Ostapenko, Cand. Sci. (Philol.), Associate Professor, English Language Department, Institute for Philology and Journalism, Tyumen State University;


The article deals with the possibilities of using Internet tools in blended learning environment in foreign language teaching in Russia. The aim of the research is to study various modes of the second language teaching based on hybrid education model. At present, Russian education focuses on competency and activity approaches as well as on communicative and interactive character of linguistic education affected by new models and teaching technologies that are supposed to make education more learner-centered. In the study, we describe six models of blended education, three of which are relevant for teaching in Russia. In the article we attempt to stress the idea that blended learning implementation in foreign language teaching can make it more than effective.


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