This paper examines the main approaches to the creation of modern foreign language courses”. The authors analyzed approaches to teaching Chinese language, existing in Russia and abroad. Presented results were already obtained in the process of implementing an educational project of the Higher School of Economics named "Speak freely". According to the results of this work authors selected the methodological approach that best suits the purpose of the course. It has been found an effective solution to combine these approaches in a single discipline "Practice of verbal communication in Chinese", that mainly aimed at developing students' communicative competence.
This book includes articles written by the participants of the First International conference "Methods of teaching oriental languages", lead by the School of Asian Studies of NRU Higher School of Economics. Presented conferecne proceedings focus on the current problems of studying and teaching oriental languages, such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The articles address such issues as methodology, translation studies and intercultural interaction within the classroom.
Analyses of translation methods of A.N. Tolstoy's novel «Peter the Great» in Chinese version, which translated by Zhu Wen. Researching the translation forms of Russian historisms to Chinese analogues, as well as methods and practices to keep the historic flavour of original novel.
This text book can be used in teaching Chinese at the first and nyt second years of teaching language in high schools and universities. The text book is a model of the educational process, step by step action program gives the student and teachers to implement learning objectives, has a clear logical structure that allows you to use this tutorial self-study language. The main purpose of education is the formation and development of future specialists of intercultural communicative competence in a volume sufficient to address the socio-communicative and educational and professional goals.