Kazakhstan is the unique republic which is setting up an ambitious project, initiated by the Leader of the nation called « a trinity of languages». In his annual messages to the people of Kazakhstan Nazarbaev N.A. emphasizes the importance and significance of developing multilingualism for successful integration of multinational Kazakhstan into Global economy and education.
On the 19th December 2017 a cultural event devoted to the trinity of languages was organized and held for students of philological faculty by Zarkesheva Aygul, Zagorulya Oksana and Musabaeva Zarina – teachers of foreign language department. The event was conducted in the form of an essay entitled as «The importance of Kazakh, Russian and English languages for young people in Kazakhstan». The essay contest was held among students of the 1st, 3d courses of the following specialities : « Kazakh language and literature» , « Philology of Russian language» and «Philology of Kazakh language».
The main objectives of the event were supporting the idea of multilingualism, increasing motivation of learning foreign languages , expansion of socio and linguacultural competency and demonstrating speaking skills and fluency in Kazakh, Russian and English languages. 5 teams participated in the contest. Students pointed out the actuality, covering the following items: the notion of a language, what languages should be learnt and why should we keep ancestors’ mothertongue. Students showed a huge interest to the idea of trinity of languages while observing and came to conclusion that there will be no progress and perspectives without learning Kazakh, Russian and English languages in the future.