The expansion of international cooperation in the economic, industrial and cultural spheres has created an urgent need for modern society in highly qualified specialists who are able to conduct business communication in foreign languages. In this regard, a foreign language for professional purposes has become an indispensable element in the training of future engineers. The system of foreign language teaching at the university is being intensively developed in terms of introducing modern methods and technologies that ensure the development of a full-fledged, independent and comprehensively developed student personality, capable of raising its educational level throughout life. The purpose of the article is to consider the technological approach to teaching foreign language for professional purposes. To improve the process of teaching a foreign language at a technical university, interactive technologies are used, an example of which is the project method. The general characteristic of using the project method in foreign language classes is presented. The productivity of the application of the project method is shown.
Higher education, professionally-oriented training, interactive technologies, project method, foreign language.