Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Proceedings of KUST, Iraq Conference 2022                               Pp.16-30
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/KUST.2

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Finding the Ways of Widening the Language Communicative Competence: Riddles in EFL
Classroom
 

Nataliia Bondar
Department of Foreign Languages and Translation,
Vinnytsia Institute of Trade
and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

 Inha Paslavska
Department of Foreign Languages and Translation,
Vinnytsia Institute of Trade
and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

 Olesia Samokhval
Department of Foreign Languages and Translation,
Vinnytsia Institute of Trade
and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

 Uliana Shostak
Department of Foreign Languages and Translation,
Vinnytsia Institute of Trade
and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

 

Recived: 1/23/2022                           Accepted: 6/4/2022                           Published: 7/1/2022

 

Abstract:
As an essential component of communicative culture, foreign language communicative competence is an integral part of student training. In this regard, the efforts of researchers are aimed at improving the efficiency of the process of formation of foreign language communicative competence, as well as the organization of successful speech interactions. The purpose of the study is to substantiate the conditions for the construction of foreign language communicative competence based on linguistic and sociocultural approaches, in particular the study of riddles. The essential ways of texting English riddles reflect the cognitive features of English linguistic culture and are reduced to the metabolization of the original values, the transformation of the perception of the object, recombination of its features, and replacement of its usual notation by non-standard. The riddle immediately contains a task, an obstacle. Guessing is an action aimed at demonstrating the overcoming of these difficulties. In situational contexts, guessing riddles pursues different goals, uses different ways of text creation to achieve them. The main strategies of a foreign language puzzle due to its functional purpose: heuristic, entertaining, and status. The usual techniques to create a game effect of ambiguity of a riddle are based on homophony, homomorphism and their combination, homographs, manipulation of stress and pause, an associative blending of units of different language levels, syntax reversal, as well as literalization of idioms.
Keywords: ambiguity, EFL classroom, foreign language communicative competence, formation, riddle

Cite as:  Bondar, N.,  Paslavska, I. Samokhval, O., & Shostak, U. (2022). Finding the Ways of Widening the Language Communicative Competence: Riddles in EFL Classroom. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Proceedings of KUST, Iraq Conference 2022  (1) 16-30.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/KUST.2

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Received: 1/23/2022
Accepted: 6/4/2022   
Published: 7/1/2022
https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/KUST.2   

Bondar Nataliia, PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor, Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics; Ukraine. Now is currently working on problem of strategies of professional competence formation of tourist experts in the process of studying foreign languages. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0981-6714

Paslavska Inha, Assistant Lecturer, Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of State University of Trade and Eonomics;
Ukraine, Vinnytsia. Now is currently working on problem of interactive techniques of learning in the process of studying foreign languages. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0410-0098

Samokhval Olesia, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Assistant Professor, Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of State University of Trade and Economics; Ukraine, Vinnytsia. Now is currently working on problem of development of higher vocational education and training in Ukraine and abroad. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7958-945X

Shostak Uliana, PhD , Assistant Professor, Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of State  University of Trade and Economics; Ukraine, Vinnytsia. Now is currently working on a thorough study of the psychological factors of effective interaction between teachers and students, the development of a psychological model of feedback in the communication system of education.
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3258-2098