The textbook is meant for students continuing to study English (levels B1-B2 according to the European Framework) and majoring in science. The exercises and tasks are aimed at developing speaking, writing and reading skills on the basis of authentic texts on the achievements of scientists rewarded the Nobel Prize in the years 2000-2014
The monograph is focused on the issues relevant to the origination and development of the Russian defence industry complex. The adopted historical approach facilitates a profound analysis of its current state and prospects of defence industry modernization. The identified dynamics and trends of the structural changes in the defence industry complex manifest their synchronism with the changes occurring in the public management structure.
The study is intended for executive and engineering staff of the defence industry complex.
The textbook aims to describe the way the system of linguistic education was formed in the Russian grammar studies of the 1820-1850s. Their authors' approaches to theoretical and practical issues of learning Russian are extended with the analysis of their contemporaries' reviews of the grammar textbooks. Tables, diagrams, follow-up questions, literature lists as well as tasks for the analysis of scientific and linguistic texts will allow readers to process the information in a more productive way. The addenda provide the basic information about the biography and studies of the prominent modern linguists and philosophers as well as Russian philologists of the XVIII-XX centuries mentioned in the book.
The textbook is intended to be used in the course on the history of Russian linguistics or alike.