INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN TEACHING RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TO CHINESE STUDENTS
This study is devoted to the description of psycholinguistic features of Chinese students, the purpose of which is the successful implementation of intercultural communication in the process of teaching them Russian as a foreign language at the pre-University stage of training. At the pre-University stage, many foreigners face problems of adaptation due to the huge difference in national consciousness, cultural traditions and rules of conduct. To help foreign students to adapt to a different language and socio-cultural environment, the teacher needs to have an idea of the psycholinguistic features of representatives of different nationalities. Such accounting contributes to the efficiency of the process of teaching Russian as a foreign language and obtaining better results. The authors consider in the article the question of the rational and emotional aspects in the mind of Chinese, forms of expression of emotions, the national character traits and behavior scenarios, the characteristics of verbal and non-verbal communication of Chinese learners. In order to maintain the motivation of Chinese students in mastering the Russian language and optimize learning, it is important to take into account national features of Chinese students. Successful intercultural communication will make learning more harmonious, motivated and effective.