Aleksandrovskaya E.B.

Innovative Approaches to Teaching of Foreign Languages at Levels B2 - C1

This paper considers innovative approaches to foreign language teaching in higher education, especially to the teaching of grammar, using the textbook Le français.ru B2-C1. A competence-based approach, the application of the principle of «student-centricity» and the concept of «tasks» help to optimize the learning process. Using the principle of «student-centricity» when introducing new grammar enhances cognitive motivation of students, makes them formulate themselves grammar rules, by analyzing well-chosen examples and answering teacher's questions.