Psychological Phenomenon

August 24, 2011

In recent years, have significantly increased interest in the English language as a means of international communication. He is already recognized as the language of professional communication in various fields, and the emergence of computers has put his use in a special position in comparison with other languages. Now there are so many opportunities for dialogue with representatives of other countries and improving the language, but despite this, only a small percentage of young people in our society is configured to communicate with their peers abroad. Most of the same, hiding behind a mask of indifference, avoids contact with native speakers of foreign Zykov, even when they are initiate communication. This article is devoted to the study of psychological barriers prevent communication in another language. Among the teachers and people learning and teaching foreign languages, the phenomenon is name – the "language barrier".

This concept is widely used for promotional purposes of various language schools, but at the same time, this barrier is not among the well-studied problems. 'Language barrier' is shown as individual, subjective inability to use the knowledge that already exists. This kind of psychological barrier of speaking – a widespread difficulty at the initial stage of training, and for advanced students. Manifests itself as inability to express their thoughts, express their point of view. Barrier exists and speaking in their native language and is often called the 'dog syndrome' (when all is clear, but to say impossible). Psychologists understand the barriers under certain constraints, barriers to mutual understanding between people, and share all the barriers to the semantic and psychological.

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