The problems of foreign language communication in a polylogue are considered. The influence of interpersonal relationships of the participants on communication in a small group is studied. The charasterisic features of polylogue as a form of group communication and the parameters of an effective polylogue are studied. Both the motivational factors of verbal communication and the psychological barriers to communication are listed. The interdependence of sociometric status and verbal behavior of the polylogue participants is investigated. Means and instructional techniques of optimization of the verbal behavior of communicants with a low sociometric status are identified.
The book contains a collection of the materials of the International conference which took place in Moscow Region State University on September, 26-27, 2014. The problems discussed relate to the theoretical aspects of cross-cultural communication, the systemic and structural aspects of foreign languages, stylistics, lingual typology, terminology, terminography and virtual communication. The book is intended for philologists, researchers, post-graduate students and University students.
The article aims to discuss the extent to which, how and why theoretical aspects of academic Russian and academic English could be taught in class in order to help students to develop their writing skills. Also, the question of own-language use as part of ELT classroom practice is addressed.
Technology of electronic distance course development was created. This technology is useful for developing training tutorial of foreign languages. Firstly, it can be integrated into the LMS and can be used online as a web service. Secondly, it can be used as a standalone desktop tutorial. A helpful tool tip was added. The tip contains grammar information and English translation for each separated word in the tutorial. With the help of this technology there was created a distance course for Russian language as a foreign one. Additionally, on the basis of Russian National Corpus there was organized a tool for search and extraction of actual sentences with examples of word usage.