The specifics of creating foreign language environment as a successful journey in educational process
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AuthorPoplavskyi, Mykhailo; Rybinska, Yuliia; Rozumna, Tetiana; Pechenizka, Svitlana; Nikolaieva, Tetiana; Ivasiv, Olga
Universidad de Granada
Multicultural worldEnglish as an international languageForeign language communicative competenceEducational environmentPsychological and cultural barriers
Mykhailo Poplavskyi, Yuliia Rybinska, Tetiana Rozumna, Svitlana Pechenizka, Tetiana Nikolaieva, Olga Ivasiv (2021). The specifics of creating foreign language environment as a successful journey in educational process. Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers, Vol. 12(4). 138 – 145. [DOI: 10.47750/jett.2021.12.04.019]
The relevance of the topic is caused by searching for effective technologies and instruments of both psychological and pedagogical spheres in the field of methodology of teaching foreign languages in the higher educational establishments of Ukraine. It is based on the purpose to reach more productivity and results in mastering English by students for making them demanded specialists in modern multicultural world. The main attention is focused on the problem of creating foreign language environment in educational process. The purpose of using this teaching approach is to increase students’ motivation to study foreign languages, reveal their communicator’s creative potential, and overcome possible psychological and language barriers during the process of gaining all the necessary skills in foreign language communicative competence, which is based on developing speaking skills due to practice in real-life circumstances. The article reflects the problematic of such concepts as: “communicative competence”, “foreign language communicative competence”, “educational environment”, “foreign language educational environment”. The main components and functions of communicative competence are distinguished, as well as the key competences that form foreign language communicative competence to analyze the specifics of creating foreign language environment in educational process. The research proves that learning foreign language is not only knowledge of lexical and grammatical structure of a language, but it is also necessary to solve the problem of removing psychological and cultural barriers and shocks that always arise in the process of entering a new linguistic and cultural environment community. And creating foreign language educational environment, as a teaching approach if made appropriately, is able to lead to real improving students’ success at gaining or developing foreign language communicative competence.