Information system for studying phrasal elements in academic English

Vladimir Tregubov

Abstract


The article provides a description of an information system for studying expressions which using in academic publications. The application was developed by Angular framework of Google which is recommended for creation of universal client applications created on technology SPA (Single Page Application). During the development process, were used specialized libraries, which allowed to implement some useful functions: speech recognition, semantic analysis, automated translation, high quality speech generation and modern design. The application is suitable for use both on mobile devices and browsers.

The article describes the current state and prospects of using English as a universal world language for scientific publications. Existing approaches to the study of academic English were considered. We made a review of modern technology and resources that can be used for active learning of academic English. 

In the conclusion there is a description of “Academic Writing” application, which is aimed to expanding opportunities to improve of academic English skills. The application allows to learn some phrasal elements in academic English. It allows to remember some templates of scientific vocabulary. In active mode application can help to remember the correct pronunciation of phrases and improve a skill of fast reading.

Full Text:

PDF (Russian)

References


D.G., Kellogg D.R. English as the universal language of science: opportunities and challenges // Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2012. 8 (23). C. 1399-1399.

Freeman A. Angular Pro / A. Freeman, Berkeley, CA: Apress, 2018. 300 c.

Normand M.P. The Language of Science // Perspectives on Behavior Science. 2019.

Schiffman H. Augusto Carli and Ulrich Ammon: Linguistic Inequality in Scientific Communication Today // Language Policy. 2009. 3 (8). C. 303-305.

Tardy C. The role of English in scientific communication: lingua franca or Tyrannosaurus rex? // Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 2004. 3 (3). C. 247-269.

Why English matters URL: https://www.toeicglobal.com/.

Free Science Courses URL: https://www.classcentral.com/subject/science.

Introduction to Scientific Writing for Publication - Canvas Network | Free online courses | MOOCs. URL: https://www.canvas.net/browse/uoregon/courses/intro-to-scientific-writing (access date: 17.02.2020).

English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics | Coursera . URL:

https://www.coursera.org/learn/stem (access date: 17.02.2020).

Min'yar-Belorucheva A. P. Rekomendatsii po obucheniyu angliyskoy pis'mennoy nauchnoy rechi. -- MAKS Press Moskva, 2014. -- 88 s. (In Russ.)

Min'yar-Belorucheva A. P. Anglo-russkie oboroty nauchnoy rechi: metodicheskoe posobie. -- FLINTA: Nauka Moskva, 2016. -- 144 s. (In Russ.)

Min'yar-Belorucheva A. P. Uchimsya pisat' po-angliyski: Pis'mennaya nauchnaya rech'. -- FLINTA : Nauka Moskva, 2017. -- 128 s. (In Russ.)

Discover Magazine. URL: https://www.discovermagazine.com/ (access date: 18.02.2020).

Popular Science Homepage | Popular Science . URL: https://www.popsci.com/ (access date: 18.02.2020).

Language Immersion Online | Learn a Language with Videos | FluentU . URL: https://www.fluentu.com/ (access date: 18.02.2020).

Angular | Observable object i biblioteka RxJS. URL: https://metanit.com/web/angular2/6.2.php (access date: 16.02.2020) (In Russ.).

GitHub - angular/angular: One framework. Mobile & desktop. URL: https://github.com/angular/angular (access date: 16.02.2020).

The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes ed. B. Paltridge, S. Starfield, Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Abava  Absolutech Convergent 2020

ISSN: 2307-8162