№1, 2023

Lala N. Adiyeva, Rasmiyya Sh. Mahmudova

The article analyzes the existing international standards in the field of language teaching and proficiency assessment. Based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), which is promoted by the Council of Europe and used in language teaching and assessment in Europe and other countries, language proficiency levels, assessment, goals, CEFR Global Scale, global English language assessment programs similar to CEFR descriptors are studied. Information is provided on the works carried out on the application of CEFR international standard in Azerbaijan. The application of information and communication technologies, including automated speech recognition systems, in language learning, teaching and assessment are analyzed. The advantages of effective use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the process of improving the knowledge and skills of language learners, checking and evaluating the development of language skills are indicated. In order to contribute to the implementation of the tasks ahead for the protection and development of our mother tongue with the application of ICT, suggestions are given for adapting the teaching and evaluation of the Azerbaijani language to the CEFR standard, taking into account different approaches to language teaching in the world experience (pp.85-92).

Keywords:Language learning, Teaching, Language proficiency assessment, CEFR, Language skills, ICT application in language teaching, Automated speech recognition.
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