Formation Of A Metalinguistic Grammatical Skill In Teaching A Second Foreign Language


The introduction of a second foreign language into the educational space of Russian schools and universities puts teachers in front of the need to find ways and methods of teaching several foreign languages in conditions of limited academic time in order to achieve significant practical, general educational and developmental results. In the process of mastering several languages, metalinguistic consciousness can be formed as the ability to abstract logical operations with several language systems. This article considers the possibility of forming a metalinguistic grammatical skill among students, which contributes to a faster and more effective understanding and application of new language material. The article reveals the fundamental concepts related to the topic: "metalinguistic grammatical skill", "metalinguism", argues the importance of the formation of metalinguistic grammatical skill, studies the difficulties associated with this. The article discusses the principles on which the process of forming a metalinguistic grammatical skill in students is based, and the stages of its formation are determined. In addition to the above goals, the article is intended to motivate teachers to integrate German and English, to rely on the previously studied phenomena of contacting languages, thereby revealing the potential of schoolchildren for metalingualism. Thus, the article reveals the idea of activating the resources of metalinguistic training in order to achieve a set of educational results in conditions of limited time and means of teaching several languages, metalinguistic training.

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Glumova, E. P., Sukhareva, V. A., & Malysheva, T. S. (2022). Formation Of A Metalinguistic Grammatical Skill In Teaching A Second Foreign Language. In & I. Savchenko (Ed.), Freedom and Responsibility in Pivotal Times, vol 125. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 669-674). European Publisher.