Philological Sciences

Udc, Abduvohidov Abbosbek
AN INTERCONNECTED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PLURILINGUALISM AND PLURICULTURALISM Summary. The article focuses on plurilingualism and pluriculturalism. The article also explains the advantages and disadvantages of plurilingualism and pluriculturalism. Since the effective integration of culture in the language teaching curriculum, a growing number of terms related to this root have appeared to cover every aspect of this all-embracing term. If at first the terms "contrastive" and "cross-cultural" were
more » ... oss-cultural" were the key terms in cultural studies, the incorporation of multicultural and intercultural approaches widened our perspective. The scope of cultural studies nowadays includes the self, the group and the communicative situation and those are the references of the three terms, pluricultural, multicultural and intercultural. The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages helps us to understand the sense of these three terms. It states that "plurilingual and pluricultural competence refers to the ability to use languages for the purposes of communication and to take part in intercultural interaction, where a person, viewed as a social agent, has proficiency, of varying degrees, in several languages and experience of several cultures". This definition is perhaps better understood after considering two other quotations at the very beginning of the same work: