THE ROLE OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN THE PROCESS OF FORMING A POLITICALLY CORRECT WORLDVIEW AMONG TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
The article, based on the analysis of the views of various linguistic scientists, shows the strengths of the foreign language, one of the oldest disciplines taught as an effective tool for the formation of a multicultural outlook among non-native speakers. Particular attention is paid to the importance of a foreign language as a compulsory component of a common culture, as well as an educational program of higher education. Polyculture is not laid on the genetic level. It is socially deterministic and should be formed in the educational process, and the ideas of linguocultural education by means of foreign languages should be implemented in the textbooks that are part of the educational and methodological complexes. In this regard, the design of courses, the development and implementation of native textbooks and teaching aids of the new generation is for students of non-English high schools considered as an indispensable condition for optimizing the learning process of a foreign language, which allows to effectively formulate a foreign-language multicultural outlook. An article may be of interest to high school teachers.