Webquest-based role play as a way of raising students' motivation to studying foreign languages

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Teaching English as a foreign language using modern Internet technologies is considered in the paper. A special attention is paid to the Webquest-based role play organized by means of up-to-date Internet technologies as an approach to raise technical students' motivation to studying foreign languages. Emphasis is upon applying this approach to organizing conference weeks at National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU). An overview of the Webquest-based role play activities is also given in the paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-66
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016



  • Communicative approach
  • Communicative competence
  • Extrinsic motivation
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Learning process
  • Role play
  • Webquest

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Education

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