Использование веб-платформ для формирования и развития лексических навыков в языковом классе
Today the use of ICT in education, particularly in TEFL, is getting more and more popular. The application of ICT has been made a mandatory part of the learning process on the official level. However, the new technologies should contribute to the lessons and not hinder them. The article focuses on the development of lexical skills in the language classroom with the use of web platforms and online learning tools as lexicology makes up the basis of a good command of the language. Having certain advantages web platforms can enhance and optimize learning process both during the semantization stage and while working with vocabulary for developing receptive and productive skills. In the article a brief description of web platforms that enable teachers to create their own vocabulary tasks is provided together with possible ways to successfully use them in class. This may come in useful for those teachers who are eager to be up-to-date and want to constantly improve their professional skills. Besides, the results of the experiment carried out with bachelor students are presented.