STUDENTS WORKSHOPS: ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING TASKS IN COURSES OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE AT TERTIARY SCHOOLS
Students workshops: one of the most challenging experiential learning tasks in courses of English as a foreign language at tertiary schools
Abstract. The article discusses students’ workshops as one of the innovative and most effective, though, at the same time, one of the most challenging and difficult, forms of experiential learning activities in courses of English taught at higher education institutions. The definition of such workshops is given and they are shown to be one of the highest forms of peer-teaching. The level of initial students’ command of English is determined for starting to use workshops as a classroom activity and this level is set at B1+; examples of workshops are also given as well as their three principal advantages: enhancement of students’ learning motivation, their learning autonomy, and learning outcomes.