THE ROLE OF INTEGRATED SKILLS APPROACH IN TEACHING EFL TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS
Keywords:Integrated skills approach, Physical Education (PE), English as a foreign language (EFL), lexical competence, learning and teaching.
The aim of the article is to review the ways of teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) and pedagogical implications. The article focuses on state of the teaching and learning of EFL in Uzbekistan, Karakalpakstan in the higher education sectors. Also, the paper discusses current studies and ideas related to integrated skills approach in order to provide a more vivid understanding of its implementation in EFL contexts. The author notes that integrated skills approach allows EFL teachers to track students’ progress in multiple skills at the same time. Integrating the core language skills also promotes the learning of real content, not just the dissection of the forms of the foreign language. In the article, differences between integrated skills approach and segregated skills approach are comparatively analyzed. Moreover, the author considers that the integrated skills approach could motivate and encourage Physical Education students who learn English as a foreign language.
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