The article substantiates the possibility of using humorous texts as teaching material in the process of learning a foreign language in nonlinguistic higher education establishment. It also considers the contribution of humorous texts in linguistic, social and cultural, emotional, motivational, action and methodological components of teaching. A strategy of inclusion of humorous texts into the learning process is offered.
The present article continues the investigation of the Soqotri verbal system undertaken by the Russian-Soqotri fieldwork team. The article focuses on the so-called “weak” and “geminated” roots in the basic stem. The investigation is based on the analysis of full paradigms (perfect, imperfect and jussive) of more than 170 “weak” and “geminated” Soqotri verbs.