Today, the role and place of using modern innovative technologies in distance education is growing. Distance learning is a new form of modern education in difficult conditions.
The Internet offers many resources for creating tests and tasks to control the study of English vocabulary and grammar. Competition among interactive platforms is very high. During distance learning on classes of English, the most effective interactive platform is Quizlet. The Quizlet online platform is an interactive service where lexical material is presented by creating sets of flash cards with words and definitions, combined in modules, folders or courses. Flash cards are a great way to train your long-term memory. Using Quizlet, you can introduce and demonstrate new vocabulary. The site offers several translation options or definitions for a given word. Students could also listen to the pronunciation of the word on the website. Having access to modules, students could practice vocabulary at any time.
Kahoot! - online service for creating interactive tasks. It allows the teacher to create tests, surveys and quizzes. Using Kahoot, the teacher can create a quiz and a test (True or False). Learning English, students have the opportunity to consolidate the material being studied. Students can take quizzes individually, or you can create a competition where participants receive points for the speed and correctness of their answers.
On classes, students go to the game through a link or with a code. Each participant switches from their smartphone or computer. If the test takes place in real time, then each student enters his name and the teacher starts the test. Questions are displayed on the teacher's screen, and students answer – on their devices.
Therefore, modern technologies in the study of the English language increase the effectiveness of learning, students have access to non-traditional sources of information, increase the efficiency of independent work, provide completely new opportunities for creativity, finding and consolidating various skills, which contribute to the development of speaking competence.