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DOI 10.52172/2587-6945_2022_20_2_34


There have been conducted several studies according to which listening to classical music, in particular the compositions of W.A. Mozart, can help to improve the quality of learning. They say that due to the fact that it causes positive emotions, increases the ability to concentrate, it cancontributee to greater motivation and interest in the subject. There are various scientific points of view regarding “the Mozart Effect”. They are given in this article with the purpose of their analysis in the parallel “music-emotions-language”. Some foreign studies prove that Mozart's compositions can qualitatively affect the results of work in the short term; therefore, they should be used in teaching, especially foreign languages. Due to the fact that music and language are closely related and their combination in the learning process positively affects the speed of studying information, the ability to analyze and synthesize it. At the same time, there are studies that question the "Mozart effect", they criticize previous experiments and point out the ambiguity of their results. In both cases, it is irrefutable that music affects our emotional sphere and can be used to regulate our emotional state and create a safe, working, calm atmosphere that helps us better learn the material. Moreover, emotions caused by certain pieces of classical music can increase motivation to study, causing positive associations with the subject of study. This can be an excellent tool for developing students' emotional intelligence, which will contribute not only to academic, but also to personal growth.


Emotions, emotional intelligence, teaching, languages, music.