Main Article Content
The place of discursive competence in the structure of communicative competence is determined by summarizing the results of the analysis of scientific and methodological literature. The definition of the concepts of "discourse" and "discursive competence" is given. The novelty of the study lies in the fact that it presents the component composition of the content of discursive competence, which is formed when teaching a foreign language through an educational forum. The main characteristics of the educational forum are described. The results can be applied when using electronic courses in the educational process.