TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGES TO ENGINEERS: MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOC)
The paper represents the massive open online course (MOOC) that is supposed to be the part of professional communicative education of engineers on the example of teaching Russian language as a foreign language. MOOCs for teaching foreign languages have their benefits. A person may get the foreign language education in any corner of the world. The results of the achievement test that were given to the students show that the MOOC-based training is more effective than the traditional training. The interviews with the engineers show that the MOOC-technology motivates their activity and that they would rather choose online learning than the classroom one.