Marharyta A. Fedorovych, Yuliia V. Mozghova


Distance language learning has unique challenges which can be explained by the peculiarities of language learning. Distance language courses should be designed in the way that provides a wide range of opportunities for language learners for interaction and successful second language acquisition . The present article focuses on the key aspects aimed at providing the sufficient language input and output; develops the guidance for effective course design regarding the complexities of distance language learning and the factors which influence learners’ communicative competence. It also analyses two approaches to distance learning from the perspectives of effective development of language communicative skills.


distance language learning; asynchronous learning; synchronous learning; ESL; langu age proficiency; language distance program.

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