ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES E-LEARNING EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
Keywords:Moodle, questionnaire analysis., e-learning, experimental research, pre-test, post-test, questionnaire analysis
The paper deals with ESP e-learning experimental research conducted in the lessons of Business English in winter term of academic year 2012/13. Students were provided with the online study material developed within the grant of the Higher Institution Development Fund of the Czech Republic 2011, no. F5-1836. Online study support for Business English is a 14 module course in the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) which is used for study purposes on the B1 level of the Common European Framework of References for Languages.
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