The book contains the results of research in the areas of English language verbal communication.
The article examines the formation of monologue speech and the infl uence of linguistic laws of incorporation and contamination on this process. It contains analysis of the semantic structure of monologue carried out on the basis of key words and nuclear tones of theme centres and their prosodic depiction. The analysis was performed on spontaneous monologues. The results of the acoustic analysis and statistics data were obtained through the computer programme Speech Analyzer
This paper reviews the fundamental statements of Rene Thom's (1923 – 2002) theory of morphogenesis. This theory is also known as a «theory of catastrophes», based on reinterpretation of Aristotle's concept of form, which is founded on research of fundamental characteristics of geometrically described space comprehended as a substance (hyle) of things, theoretical biology and phenomenology.