Formation of professional skills of future lawyers in the process of learning foreign languages

Tymoschuk, N. M., Dovhan, L. I. (2017) Formation of professional skills of future lawyers in the process of learning foreign languages. Вісник Житомирського державного університету імені Івана Франка (1 (87)). pp. 11-14. ISSN 2076-6173

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Nowadays, the problems of enhancing professional competence of future professionals, their training for future activities in the current socio-economic conditions are extremely urgent. Exploration of higher education standards applied in recent years reveals a significant increase in the requirements for foreign language knowledge gained by non-linguistic students. In terms of intensive cooperation with foreign partners, it is extremely important to be able to communicate with foreign colleagues. Therefore, one of the core elements of lawyers’ professional competence is the ability to speak a foreign language at the level that is accessible for perception by a recipient. That is why teaching a foreign language as a means of communication in the future professional activity should be a priority goal of teachers. Thus, the formation of foreign language professional communicative competence of lawyers required for the use and analysis of foreign language information and data is an actual goal of the modern high school. The aim of the research is to specify the role of foreign language for the development of lawyers’ professional communicative competence. It should be noted that the formation of professional skills of students in the process of learning foreign languages will be effective if the current level of personal development is taken into consideration as well as the prospects for professional development, possible communication difficulties are anticipated and prevented by means of adequate tasks for group and individual work, systematic activities aimed at developing motivation and reasoning of joint decisions are organized. So, we can conclude that professionally-oriented teaching of a foreign language enables to organize active cooperation of all participants of the communication, which ensures mutual exchange of authentic, professionally meaningful information in a foreign language and mastering skills of professional communication. Professionally-oriented teaching English to law students at non-linguistic universities should be organized considering professional specifics. One of the most important elements of professional competence of future specialists is a good command of foreign language. Peculiarities of the formation of professional skills of future lawyers in the process of learning foreign languages are studied in the article. The stages of learning a foreign language and key communication qualities and competences formed in a specialist while studying foreign languages are analyzed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: professional qualities, foreign language professional communicative activity, communicative competence, competences.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Depositing User: Руслана Іщук
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 17:14
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 17:20

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