The paper shows the practice analysis of professional and studying motivation that influence
for the activation of students’ practical skill when they study foreign languages. The most meaningful motivational components are defined by the method of sociological poll of first and
second year students. The types of psychological motivation are lighted. The interrelation between
the students’ psychological characteristics, types of their motivations and influence this connection
on students’ activity is established. The kinds of academic activities in the higher educational
establishment which will give the possibility to motivate students for studying subject and realize
its necessity in the future professional activity are suggested.