MODERN APPROACHES IN STUDENTS INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCY FORMATION AT BUSINESS ENGLISH LESSONS

О. Rezunova

Abstract


Language is a part of culture, and plays a very important role in the development of the culture. Some sociologists consider it as the keystone of culture. They believe, without language, culture would not be available. At the same time, language is influenced and shaped by culture, it reflects culture. Therefore, culture plays a very important part in language teaching. The article outlines the main approaches in the students intercultural competency formation at Business English lessons. The necessity of studying intercultural differences for successful business communication is argued. The  author describes discussions, debates, presentations and project work as the most effective ways of students intercultural competency formation at Business English lessons.

Key words: intercultural competency, Business English, business correspondence, discussions, presentation, debates, projects.  


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26886/2414-634X.2(21)2018.11

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