Multimedia project activity in teaching and learning english for specific purposes

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The paper deals with implementing multimedia project work as an innovative ESP (English for Specific Purposes) teaching and learning method in the Faculty of Public Security at Mykolas Romeris University. The purpose of this work is to evaluate the effectiveness of project work, to identify the difficulties encountered and to report the benefits from project work. The main research methods used are the analysis of scientific literature, participant observation, and graphical presentation. The study results show that multimedia-oriented project work is an effective tool for the acquisition of ESP terminology and problem-solving skills. The paper formulates recommendations to improve students’ ability to execute project work.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-221
JournalVisuomenės saugumas ir viešoji tvarka: mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys
Volume7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Innovative
  • Project work
  • Specialty English

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