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Svitlana Bobrovnyk

Last modified: 2021-11-23


As we live in the world of information and from birth people have to accumulate information, process it and use it in their life. At first children begin to acquire their native language, accumulate, process the information and learn the environment. Later other acquired skills are added such as learning foreign languages, and so on. To master a foreign language in full is not enough to learn just words and grammar. Fluent speaking implies knowing not only grammar structures and enriched vocabulary, but also knowing phrasal verbs, idioms, slang, stylistic devices and understanding the right lexical choice of words. The process of learning a foreign language includes listening to audio-recordings, watching videos with dialogs where people interact in different everyday situations, doing it the learners remember the tone of voice, speech tempo, facial expressions, gestures, i.e. verbal language that help to understand the speakers. Thus, gaining experience of mastering of all the speech activities people can understand foreign speech. Human brains accumulate the memory processes to use it later on.Natural-language processing as well as machine translation face similar challenges. The advent of technology has changed  communication of modern society. The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that by 2025, people will interact with data-driven technologies on average every 18 seconds.

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