Up-to-Date English Language Course as a Means of Developing the Communicative and Professional Skills of IT Students

  • O. N. VolobuevaEmail author
  • L. I. Stepanova
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 138)


Much of the academic literature concerning studying IT English tends to become outdated. The article focuses on problems associated with the rapid development of Information Technology, which can lead to obsolescence of training aids for IT students. The authors underline the importance of updating English language courses and creating modern teaching aids for IT language study. The article describes the educational and methodological materials for the English language course for IT undergraduates including a syllabus, a set of evaluation tools, guidelines for students, and training and methodological aids for practical classes. The research illustrates how up-to-date educational materials and exercises based on interactive teaching methods are implemented to develop students’ communicative and professional skills.


Information Technology English language course Language study Training and methodological aids Interactive teaching methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Industrial University of TyumenTyumenRussia
  2. 2.Tyumen Higher Military Engineering and Command SchoolTyumenRussia

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