Speech Culture: Postmodern Dimensions of the Professional Standard


  • Natala Stratulat National Academy of Internal Affairs
  • Olesia Martina Kamianets-Podіlskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University
  • Nataliia Tretiak Kamianets-Podіlskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University
  • Mariana Hordiichuk Kamianets-Podіlskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University
  • Evelina Boieva South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after K.D.Ushynsky
  • Iryna Shvetsova Kherson State Maritime Academy




competencies, communicative level, language norms, language literacy, professional level


The article is devoted to topical issues of the culture of professional speech of representatives of the field of law, the level of which is an indicator of professionalism and general culture of the specialist in today's conditions. The purpose of the article is a comprehensive review of speech culture in the professional activities of lawyers at the present stage of development of Ukraine. In the research process, a descriptive method was used, as well as linguistic observation. The content of the concepts of “culture of speech”, “culture of speech”, “culture of professional speech”, “culture of professional speech of a jurist” is highlighted and delimited, and it is also determined that they are in a logical mutual dependence and interdependence. It is revealed that the main standards in the speech activity of a lawyer are correctness, accuracy, logic, clarity, purity, conciseness and expediency, where normativity plays a key role. The studied material demonstrates typical mistakes of irregularity of language norms (accentuation, spelling, lexical, morphological) in professional speech. The causes of these mistakes (primarily interference) are identified and ways to eliminate them are named. After analyzing the importance of language literacy and noting the importance of increasing its level for perfect mastery of the Ukrainian language standards and application in practice, it is emphasized that the culture of professional literacy today is the key to the success of a professional personality of a lawyer.


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How to Cite

Stratulat, N., Martina, O., Tretiak, N., Hordiichuk, M., Boieva, E., & Shvetsova, I. (2021). Speech Culture: Postmodern Dimensions of the Professional Standard. Postmodern Openings, 12(2), 367-386. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/12.2/313



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