• K. Shykhnenko
  • L. Vinnikova
Keywords: public servants, English language, teaching speaking.


The article addresses the problematic issues of training public servants at the English lessons. It is emphasized the ability of the modern public administrators to communicate in foreign languages as an urgent requirement of the present time under the conditions of increasing cooperation between countries in the world. The features of speaking as a type of oral activity are determined; the characteristics of dialogue and monologue are introduced. Conditions of successful students’ communication and interaction at the lessons are outlined. The difficulties which arise during the development of speaking skills and hinder the students’ fluency in communication have been revealed. The ways to overcome the difficulties in teaching speaking are introduced; recommendations on the application of effective approaches to the organization of educational activities at the English lessons are given.


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