Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on the English Language in Ukrainian Context, November 2020    Pp.234-243
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/elt3.20 

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Development Of Journalists’ Professional English Communicative Competence Using Mass
Media

Liudmyla Chernii
Department of Foreign Languages
Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine 

Vira Meleshchenko
Department of Foreign Languages,
Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

Liubov Zablotska
Department of Foreign Languages
Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

Iryna Tsar
Department of Foreign Languages
Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

Liudmyla Nahorniuk
Department of Foreign Languages
Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

 

 

 

Abstract:
Fluency in a foreign language, professional knowledge, skills, and abilities is becoming the essential qualities of modern journalists. This paper discusses the notion of English professional communicative competence of future journalists. The purpose of the research is to analyze the components of professional, and foreign communicative competence of future journalists. Also, it aims to determine the role of mass media developing professional English communicative competence. The process of research data is based on the developed technology of using mass media products in English classes. It proved the effectiveness of printed, audio-visual, audio, and electronic materials. According to this technology, levels of professional English communicative competence consisted of high, sufficient, average, and low. Experimental work confirms the significance and effectiveness of applied technology in achieving a high level of the research question. Obtained data proved that using mass media materials as learning tools made journalism education flexible, dynamic, exciting, and productive. It was more effective and provided better results in comparison with the traditional ones. The problem of using mass media in professional English communicative competence of journalists, subject matter specificity, and criteria for choosing media texts, forms, and training methods need further studies.
Keywordscommunicative activities, foreign language communicative competence, journalism education, mass media, media discourse

Cite as:  Chernii, L., Meleshchenko, V., Zablotska, L., Tsar, I., & Nahorniuk, L. (2020). Development Of Journalists’ Professional English Communicative Competence Using Mass Media. Arab World English JournalSpecial Issue on English in Ukrainian Context. 234-243.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/elt3.20

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Liudmyla Chernii, PhD in Pedagogical Sciences, Lecturer of Foreign Language Department at
Ternopil V.Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine. Her research interests include:
higher education, foreign language teaching methods, English as a Second Language.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4755-9536