Economy, finances, management: Topical issues of science and practical activity


Issue №: 6 (34)

Published: 2018.06.26

The magazine deals with the problems of the agricultural sector of the economy in the context of integration and processes of globalization. Attention is paid to the issues of development of digital economy, rural territories, technologies of enterprise management and organization of accounting, problems of legal support of economic processes, market tendencies of development of various branches of economy. Particular attention is paid to green tourism as a promising segment of the national economy.

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KRAVETS Ruslan – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Ukrainian and Foreign Languages Department, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University (21008, Vinnytsia, 3, Soniachna Str., e-mail: krawezj@ukr.net).


The article deals with the issue of implementing business imitation-role games at foreign language classes in the process of training students at economic higher education institutions. The aspects of forming the professional competence of future economists by means of a foreign language have been considered. It has been noted that the potential of a foreign language is not used thoroughly enough, as teaching of this discipline is not properly correlated with economic disciplines. The existing experience of the English language teaching at non-language faculties has been considered. Advantages of innovative training aimed at satisfying the professional and educational needs of students of economic specialties, development of thinking’s associativity, creativity, analytical thinking, initiative, leadership, responsibility, sociability, social activity have been analyzed. The essence of the business imitation-role game as an interactive teaching method, its main purpose and tasks have been revealed. The stages of realizing business imitation-role games in the educational process of HEI have been described. The specificity of group and frontal forms of organizing future economists’ training at foreign language classes, constructed on a dialogical basis, has been characterized. The rules for conducting the discussion have been determined. The functions and place of a role play in the forming future economists’ professional competence at foreign language classes have been analyzed. The basic pedagogical principles and rules of organizing business imitation-role games have been defined. It has been proved that successful mastering the foreign language is a significant factor in achieving high professional results by future economists.

Keywords: interactive methods, business game, pedagogical process, future economists, professional training, foreign language, economic competencies.

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051 Economics

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073 Management

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ISSN (print): 2411-4413
DOI: 10.37128

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It was founded in 1997 under the name "Bulletin of the Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute". In 2010-2014 he was published under the title “Collection of scientific works of Vinnitsa National Agrarian University”.

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