Business correspondence. Part 1. Для студентов экономических специальностей
The article is concerned with professionally-oriented approach to teaching a foreign language. The author analyses various view-points existing among scientists in pedagogy. The paper also stresses that communication in a foreign language becomes the important element in professional activity of future specialists. The article is dedicated to research of the most frequent mistakes in business letters. The research of the text of business letters is caused by the necessity to reveal the best ways of their extensional and inner organization. In spite of the highly developed system of political and economic relations in Russia and France, addressees usually have many difficulties in writing a business letter, they make mistakes and as a result the information can be misrepresented.
The aim of this article is to describe actors’ sense of justice that they intuitively embody in everyday life situations. To make everyday meanings of justice explicit we focus on an analysis of a very particular type of situation denunciations/justifications that appeared in everyday disputes in late soviet Russia.
The article is concerned with the definition of «success fee» as a procedure of estimating the amount of attorneys or another persons fee (in case the latter provides legal service). In the focus of the authors attention is legal regulation of «success fee» in Russia and abroad, its advantages and disadvantages.
This piece analyzes the level and structure of seniors’ incomes in Russia as well as absolute poverty dynamics of Russian pensioners. For the purpose of this study, we define the threshold of old age as the retirement age – 55 for women, 60 for men. The main sources for the data include the regularly compiled statistics by the Russian Federal State Statistics Committee (Rosstat), 2010 Russian national census, and 2015 micro-census, as well as surveys carried out by Rosstat and the Russian longitudinal monitoring survey of NRU-HSE (RLMS-HSE).
Students' internet usage attracts the attention of many researchers in different countries. Differences in internet penetration in diverse countries lead us to ask about the interaction of medium and culture in this process. In this paper we present an analysis based on a sample of 825 students from 18 Russian universities and discuss findings on particularities of students' ICT usage. On the background of the findings of the study, based on data collected in 2008-2009 year during a project "A сross-cultural study of the new learning culture formation in Germany and Russia", we discuss the problem of plagiarism in Russia, the availability of ICT features in Russian universities and an evaluation of the attractiveness of different categories of ICT usage and gender specifics in the use of ICT.