Professional Foreign-Language Training as a Component of Higher Vocational Education

Olga M. Trubitsyna, Olha Kanibolotska, Iryna Y. Zozulia, Alla S. Stadnii, Maryna Y. Martynenko


Obtaining higher vocational education, mastering the practical aspects of the chosen profession, and later work in the specialty are the goals of everyone, who seeks to find their niche in the modern society. Taking in consideration the above, the aim of the scientific article is to study the main aspects of professional foreign-language training as a component of higher vocational education. Methods of theoretical analysis, comparison, description and observation have been used to reveal the purpose of the academic paper. The study was conducted in the article on the examples of studying Ukrainian as a foreign language and English as a foreign language. It has been established that studying Ukrainian as a foreign language is carried out when it is necessary to communicate in private life, as well as in the framework of doing business. In the course of the study it has been established that key aspects of learning English relate to the fact that English is the world’s language of doing business, the second most widely spoken language in the world, apart from the mother tongue, and one of the official languages of the world’s leading organizations, such as UN, EU, etc. It has been established that currently in Ukraine the following mastery levels of the Ukrainian language are in effect in the process of mastering this academic discipline, namely: elementary, basic, low-intermediate, high-intermediate, advanced and proficient level of knowledge of the Ukrainian language as a foreign. It has been determined that professional foreign language training of students at institutions of higher professional education in the direction of “English as a foreign language” both in Ukraine and abroad involves students gaining the following levels of English in the process of mastering the discipline, namely: Beginner, Elementary English, Intermediate English, Upper-Intermediate English, Advanced English, Proficiency English.

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