Syuzanna Navasardyan



          The article discusses and conducts a thorough analysis of the peculiarities of teaching foreign languages in distance, blended, and hybrid learning formats. The global landscape of higher education is undergoing significant changes as digital technologies give a powerful impetus to the rapid growth of distance learning, gradually replacing traditional methods. This shift towards digital learning has resulted in more engaging, diverse, multidimensional, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. The article explores the advantages, challenges, and disadvantages associated with distance, blended, and hybrid learning approaches.

          These methods offer the opportunity to choose a specific learning format based on the students’ language proficiency level. Successful implementation of such teaching methods requires flexibility and a creative approach to presenting materials in non-conventional formats. The article explores the prospects and possibilities of these teaching methods while aiming to address and overcome existing challenges through various strategies and approaches. It emphasizes that such training should not diminish or undermine the role and significance of the instructor, reducing them to mere internet experts. Instead, the ultimate goal of this type of education is to understand how internet-based technologies can be leveraged to achieve the highest quality of teaching. The experience of Western universities both within the Republic of Armenia and abroad are described and highlighted in the article.

          Keywords: Distance learning, blended learning, hybrid learning, foreign language teaching, Internet, innovative methods, and digital technologies.

                PAGES: 119-124