Employing multimedia in foreign language teaching

Along with rapid development of technology, the 21st century also brought tendencies to apply those technological inventions on every possible area of sciences, arts and humanities. The most fruitful of such attempts is applying multimedia to the process of learning. In today's schools and universities, technology is an essential part of the educational process. This article will list some of the most effective ways to employ multimedia in teaching a foreign language.

To begin with, it's important to define multimedia to be aware of what distinguishes it from older teaching methods. Older foreign language teaching tools include text, audio, posters, images, while multimedia is defined as content which uses a combination of two or more of those things. Basically, when it comes to language teaching and learning, it refers to Powerpoint presentations, interactive games, animations etc.

Powerpoint presentations
Powerpoint Presentation in Class

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