Soft Skills formation in professional-oriented foreign language education at higher education institutions



Palabras clave:

habilidades blandas, habilidades flexibles, habilidades sociales, calidad de la educación superior, competencia, empleabilidad.


The article aims to analyze the constituent characteristics of soft skills and evaluate students' existing skills and their readiness to receive professionally-oriented foreign language training. General scientific methods of cognition are used for the study, including analysis of foreign investigations, periodicals, and surveys conducted by experts and scientists. During the study, the requirements of employers to the personnel for the qualities of soft skills in students are determined. The results show that in foreign language teaching, insufficient attention is paid to the education of these qualities. The study results are of great importance for the higher education teachers forming methodological developments in fostering these soft skills among students.

Biografía del autor/a

Lesia Hladkoskok, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Philological Sciences, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

Tetiana Buhinska, "Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

PhD in Germanic Languages, Associate Professor, The Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities, "Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

Olena Botvinko-Botiuk, National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine.

Ph.D. in Philology, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Department, Department of Foreign Languages, National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine.

Oksana Tytun, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences (Ph. D in Education), Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Department, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine.

Olena Demianenko, Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University, Ukraine.

PhD, Assistant of the department, Faculty of Law and Linguistics, Department of Slavic Philology, Pedagogy and Teaching Methods, Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University, Ukraine.


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Cómo citar

Hladkoskok, L. ., Buhinska, T. ., Botvinko-Botiuk, O. ., Tytun, O. ., & Demianenko, O. . (2022). Soft Skills formation in professional-oriented foreign language education at higher education institutions. Revista Eduweb, 16(2), 194–207.