Finding a Golden Mean: Distance Learning Online and Offline

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It’s possible to distinguish two opposite streams within distance language learning and Russian as a foreign language particularly (RFL). On the one hand there had been created net platforms where a student can study foreign language on his own without a contact to a teacher. One the other hand weblessons, or skype lessons grow increasingly popular. They are full-bodied traditional lessons which occur online by modern programs, providing reliable video-contact. Nevertheless it’s quite obvious that both variants are not optimal, their disadvantages are quite prominent. Thus an idea of balanced juxtaposing of both approaches is a live issue. The aim of the present article is a description if linguodidactic bases for a distance learning RFL course for beginners which combines in the best possible way self-study activities and learning activities in contact with teacher. The main principles of the course elaboration are stated in the article.

About the authors

Ekaterina Nikolaevna Vinogradova

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Author for correspondence.
1, Leninskie gory, Moscow, Russian Federation, 119991

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Russian Language for Foreign Students of Humanitarian Faculties, Philological Faculty

Lyubov Pavlovna Klobukova

Lomonosov Moscow State University

1, Leninskie gory, Moscow, Russian Federation, 119991

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Russian Language for Foreign Students of Humanitarian Faculties, Philological Faculty


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