The study course is designed to activate students’ abilities to use the English language as a means of communication and a source allowing for the possibilities to acquire new cultural values. The study course is generally aimed at developing their confidence and skills that lead to fluency.

Learning outcomes.
Having acquired the study course the students:
• freely use the lexis on various themes acquired during the study course;
• are aware of and practically use various techniques of developing a presentation;
• prepare presentations on various themes acquired during the study course;
• discuss and debate various questions and substantiate their viewpoints;
• are aware of the peculiarities of public speech;
• are able to perceive and understand interlocutors who represent other cultures;
• are able to discuss, encourage conversation, express and defend their point of view on a range of themes.