Foreign students’ lexicological competence in the system of Ukrainian language teaching

Keywords: language teaching methodology, Ukrainian as a foreign language, competence approach, lexicological competence, constituents of foreign student’s lexicological competence


The paper theoretically substantiates the concept of «lexicological competence». It has been determined that lexicological competence is individual’s ability on the basis of lexical knowledge-and receptive and reproductive lexical skills to identify orally and issue correctly his own statement, taking into consideration peculiarities of lexicon, communicative situation, and speech styles, and to support the functioning of those skills at the required level and to exercise constant self-control lexical design their own broadcast. The model of lexicological competence that includes lexical knowledge, abilities, skills, general linguistic awareness or student’s ability to use them in all kinds of speech activity, and his personal qualities is proposed.


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Author Biography

Viktoriia Kostiushko, Kherson State University

PhD Student, Lecturer at The Chair of Linguistic Education

How to Cite
Kostiushko, V. (2017). Foreign students’ lexicological competence in the system of Ukrainian language teaching. Theoretical and Didactic Philology, (26), 52-62. Retrieved from