Russian language through the prism of national culture and realities

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The article focuses on the system of developing linguistic and cultural competence through regional realities, values, personalities, etc. in general secondary educational institutions in the Republic of Belarus. The sociocultural aspect in the coherent linguistic methodological system of teaching Russian and developing learners’ speech is considered as a substantial component of all spheres - language, speech, communication, cultural linguistic study . Cultural linguistic (or linguocultural) aspect is realized through mastering language: 1) as a system of preserving and transmissing cultural values, 2) as a means of comprehending general and nationally-specific (for the Russian and Belarusian) ideals, traditions, customs, values and norms which guide the dialogue of cultures. As an interrelated educational process, the sociocultural aspect implies that students acquire the peculiarities of social relations expressed in meanings (peacefulness, non-aggressiveness, tendency to consent and search for compromises, helping another person, denying unmotivated violence, reasonable needs, etc.). The sociocultural aspect also means developing learners’ ability to comply with the norms that determine these relations.

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Siarhej V Nikalayenko

Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov

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dean of the Philological Faculty of Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov, Doctor Habilitat, Associate Professor (Vitebsk, Republic of Belarus). Research interests: methods of teaching Russian, cultural linguistics, axiology. The author of more than 140 publications

33 Moskovskij Prospect, Vitebsk, 210038, Republic of Belarus


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