Contemporary tendencies in theory and practice of foreign language teaching in EU countries

Лагутіна, Анастасія Костянтинівна (2013) Contemporary tendencies in theory and practice of foreign language teaching in EU countries Science and Education a New Dimension. Pedagogy and Psychology (14). pp. 36-40. ISSN 2308-5258, 2308-1996

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Abstract

This paper overviews the process of creation of the European Union from the historical aspect and follows the way of formation of the contemporary language and language teaching policies according to the up-to-date social tasks and existing problems in theory and practice of foreign language teaching which arouse in correspondingly. At the end of the XX – beginning of the XXI century human community faced the question of “communicative” co-existence of different nations, speakers of different languages, challenges of contemporary world, who have to understand the ideas of each other and to respect national identity. The language or the “mother tongue” is the embodiment of all nation’s cultural achievements, it is unique and ethnically peculiar. Each multinational and multilingual state inevitably faces the problem of language policy regulation. Contemporary period is characterized by emergence of a row of suprastate institutions, such as European Union (which Ukraine aims to integrate persistently), Commonwealth of Independent States (where Ukraine is an active member currently). The successful functioning of the institutions of the kind is in a way dependent upon the language policy implemented on their territory.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: language policy; multilingualism; foreign language teaching; communicative approach absolutization; intercultural competence
Subjects: Articles in journals > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Institutes > Humanitarian Institute > Chair of German Philology
Depositing User: Юлія Іванівна Торговець
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2015 17:42
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2015 07:51
URI: http://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/6883

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