Pages: 40-53 Published: 25 Aug 2014
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Abstract: Modern society faces many acute social, political, ethnic, intercultural, communication challenges. It is education that helps preserve social stability and alteration of forms and types of interpersonal relations. Thus, the issue of tolerance and communicative competences, as stable personality characteristics, become crucial. This problem is a top priority today for educators. Education deals with training young learners to survive in the multicultural linguistic environment, where it is essential to develop his/her native language, but also to understand the uniqueness of other languages.
Keywords: tolerance, competence, competency, multilingual, communication, life long learning, key competences