Document Type : Research Paper

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Al Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan‎

Abstract

Currently, university teachers combine traditional pedagogical teaching methods with information and communication technology (ICT) to help students in the educational process of studying a course and controlling their own learning process. For this reason, there is a growing demand for creating high-quality and effective digital tools to promote human activities. The present research is aimed at studying the use of digital communication technology for teaching English as a foreign language. The study was carried out quantitatively by examining how the use of ICT tools like websites and mobile applications can enhance students’ reading skills. The focus was on the students’ progress in reading comprehension and if the ICT tools contributed to the progress. The results of the study showed the effectiveness of using digital technology in teaching a foreign language and culture. Conclusions were drawn about the need to introduce digital technology into the educational system.

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