• The authors:
    Olga E. Novokhatskaya
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 249-257
  • Section: Cross-cultural communication as a factor in educational activities
  • URL:
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-249-257

Abstract: The article describes the discourse as a perception object in consecutive translation. The authors offer their definition of discursive competence and reveal its content in oral communication. The articlefocuses on the information-oriented listening skills development of future interpreters. The information-oriented skills are a basis for developing perception abilities which are a part of the discursive competence. Authors’ attention is also paid to the listening comprehension exercises to establish information-oriented skills.

Keywords: discourse, discursive competence, consecutive translation, information-oriented listening skills of future interpreters, extralinguistic context

Olga E. Novokhatskaya
Institute of Foreign Languages
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia

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