Abstract: The study describes the theoretical-methodological and methodical aspects of pupil creative thinking development by Foreign language means. The researchers reveal the pedagogical, psychological and methodological possibilities of innovative technologies use for the development of creative thinking among pupils in the process of a foreign language study. The study presented a thorough analysis of the problem: thinking characteristics, the types and forms of mental activity among students, aimed at the creation of a new product of intellectual activity as well as Foreign research on the presented issue are revealed. The logic of the study content reveals its objectives, namely: the theoretical and methodological aspects of pupil creative thinking development are revealed; the technology conditions of creative thinking development in the process a Foreign language study are revealed and the methodological conditions for the development of creative thinking among senior pupils in the process of a Foreign language learning are also revealed. An experimental work is performed including the stating, forming and control plans, using a mix of different research methods concerning the proof of theoretical study statements. An experimental study is aimed to prove its hypothesis: the development of pupil creative thinking at the senior classes in the course of Foreign language teaching will be effective if the motivation of learning and cognitive activity among senior pupils is provided; innovative technologies of a Foreign language teaching are used based on a clear methodology algorithm implementation; a phased transition from reproductive to creative learning is realized to create an innovative product of intellectual activity taking into account the age of senior pupils. The results of the study proved the validity of the hypothesis concerning the identified criteria.
Rifat R. Fakhrutdinov and Rezida A. Fakhrutdinova, 2015. Creative Thinking Development among Pupils During Foreign Language Teaching. The Social Sciences, 10: 1994-1998.