Additional education as a means of developing the ability to intercultural communication of younger schoolchildren

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The article considers the problems of intercultural communication between representatives of different cultures, and also suggests a condition for its formation. There is given the meaning of the term "intercultural communication". Primary school age is defined as an appropriate period for the formation of intercultural communication. After analysing this period, the psychological characteristics of younger schoolchildren were revealed, the advantages of learning a foreign language and the presence of difficulties in teaching a foreign language. Additional education is considered as the way to solve these problems. The purpose of additional education is the comprehensive development of each student. There were determined the main principles of teaching a foreign language in the conditions of additional education. The conclusion of the research was additional education has proved to be a worthy condition for the development of each student's readiness to implement interpersonal and intercultural communication in primary school age.

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Daria V. Korchenkina

Samara National Research University

Author for correspondence.

master's student

Russian Federation, 34, Moskovskoe shosse st., 443086, Samara, Russia

Ekaterina S. Lapshova

Samara National Research University

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1362-0765

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of the Foreign Languages and Business Communications

34, Moskovskoe shosse st., 443086, Samara, Russia


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