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Secondary Language Personality of English Teacher

Journal of Modern Education Review. 2017. Vol. 7. No. 7. P. 479-487.

The article is devoted to the identification of language personality as a personality expressed in language (texts) and through language – personality reconstructed on the basis of language means used in professional communication. The English teacher is viewed as secondary language personality being specification of the general concept of language personality in relation to the sphere of cross-cultural communication and to linguadidactics. Subjected to analysis is the discourse structure of the English teacher’s professional communication found in the world famous tutorials The TKT [Teachers Knowledge Test Course] (CUP, 2012), Teaching by Principles (Pearson/Longman, 2007) and Languages for Specific Purposes (CUP, 2010).  The article presents a survey of the corresponding scholarly literature that reveals the views, opinions and approaches to the problems of professional communication and Languages for Specific Purposes, in general, and English for Language Pedagogy, in particular.