Inta Ratnieca, Ināra Bagone
Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Latvia
Introduction. Foreign language teacher training programmes in Latvia, as well as the contents of the subject English foreign language are based on the classical traditions, with consideration of the latest developments, especially of culture influence on the language teaching / learning, methodology and benevolent environment creation for the students / learners at the beginning of the 21-st century. The discrepancies between the contents of the subject English foreign language (EFL) and the contemporary student/pupils' interests in Latvia greatly decrease the motivation of the students/pupils to learn the English language.
Aim of the study. To introduce the current urgent issues into the training of the EFL teachers. Lasīt vairāk "Integrated Foreign Language and Content Education for Pedagogy Students"