OVERCOMING LANGUAGE BARRIERS: STUDY OF GENDER STEREOTYPES OF SPEECH BEHAVIOR
This article is concerned with the study of stereotypes of female and male speech behaviour, taking into account the social factors of gender, age and type of education, affecting the process of new material acquisition in the process of education. The problematics of this article reflects the modern interest in gender studies in the field of the pedagogical process. The gender stereotypes, that is, the imagination of bearers of Russian culture and the peculiarities of their speech behavior among men and women were chosen as the target of this research. The research concerned the implementation of speech, gender stereotypes in the communication behavior of Russian natural sciences students. Numerous works in the field of gender studies show that gender affects the speech behavior of both the person and his interlocutors. The authors of the article set themselves the goal of identifying, describing and analyzing the implementation of speech gender stereotypes within the framework of student scientific discourse, and more specifically, in practical discussions taking into account the influence of social factors on the stereotypes formation. The present work is novel in that it is for the first time in one study, attempted to identify the correlation between the imaginations of speakers of Russian language and culture about female and male speech behavior and the actual communication between men and women in the learning process. For the first time, some special aspects of the gender stereotypes speech implementation in the context of real intellectual scientific communication are analyzed during the course of practical training. Also, for the first time, the importance of the social factors role influence on the speech gender stereotypes is defined, which exist in the minds of native speakers of Russian language and culture with higher education and are manifested in the real communication.