Keywords: English, Spanish, methodology, phonetics, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, course, study, teacher


The object of the research in this article is the features of teaching English and Spanish. The subject of the research is the influence of these features on the process of learning these languages. The considerable attention is paid to the problem of teaching foreign languages that are different from English and the demand for Spanish in the educational services market. The didactic features and difficulties of teaching pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar of the languages as well as the main impact factors of the system of language on the teacher’s activities are described in detail. The purpose of the study is to reveal the features of the systems of learning English and Spanish, the effect of these features on the organization of the educational process and on the actual process of learning these languages in its various aspects. The research method in this article is a contrastive-comparative analysis of the phonetics, vocabulary and grammar of English and Spanish languages as well as the analysis of their own experience in teaching these languages and the difficulties arisen in this process. The result of the study. This study has revealed the influence of the linguistic characteristics of foreign languages on the didactic features of their study and teaching. The practical importance is seen directly in applying the results in the educational process, namely in its organization, the choice of methods of teaching English and Spanish. The main author’s conclusions are as follows: 1) the issue of teaching and learning foreign languages other than English is not sufficiently covered in the methodology as English is taught mostly; 2) considering that the number of people who speak English is growing, there is a demand for other international languages, in particular, Spanish; 3) English and Spanish have common features, but significantly more differences in phonetics, vocabulary and grammar; 4) such differences affect not only the course of a particular lesson, but the organization of the course of study as a whole.


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How to Cite
Dyadya, V. (2019). LINGUISTIC FEATURES OF THE LANGUAGE SYSTEM AS THE INFLUENCING FACTOR ON THE STUDY PROCESS (using the material in English and Spanish). Problems of General and Slavic Linguistics, (3), 16-24.