Практические вопросы и пути их разрешения в профессионально-ориентированном подходе к обучению английскому языку студентов-социологов
The paper deals with the issues of foreign language education for the students of non-linguistic departments. The present article views the importance of communicative tasks in professionally-centered approach to education within the framework of English language teaching. The author describes various skills and competences needed while using professionally oriented approach, among which the priority is given to the competences of reading authentic sociological works and articles; speaking; academic writing; research activities and public speech. The mentioned competences are viewed as the ones which ensure the development of the ability to cope with the communicative problems in terms of professional communication in a foreign language. The author provides possible assignments for developing and mastering each of the mentioned skills, and explains their utility and possibility of practical application in the realm of professional activities.