The publication is dedicated to Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1792-1856) — a great Russian mathematician, creator of non-Euclidean geometry, a native of Nizhny Novgorod. The basis of the illustrated album is provided by copies of archival materials relating to the biographies of N.I. Lobachevsky and his contemporaries. The publication is timed to celebrate the centennial (2016) of Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod — one of the leading Russian universities which has been bearing the name of this outstanding scientist, teacher and organizer of science since 1956. The book is intended for a wide readership.
The textbook is designed for students of management department (ESP - English for specific purposes)The aim of the book is to develop the learners'reading skills on the basis of authentic texts from original sources (Fortune, The Economist). The book contains tasks aimed at fostering the development and enrichment of special vocabulary, comprehensive reading as well as perfecting communicative skills. The students are supposed to have B2 level of English for making progress in using the book.sful
Stepping into a manager's role is for students who study enterprise management, marketing, logistics, human resource management, etc. and is likely to be most useful for users at level B1 and above. Nine units are organised around the relevant topics: leadership, teamwork, frelance, customer care, marketing, branding, advertising and international business. Each unit consists of authentic reading material, vocabulary section, skills development exercises for individual and group work.
It is an integrated skills course which helps to develop language and professional skills through role plays, presentations, case studies. The activities are also aimed at buidling critical thinking skills and student autonomy.
The course addresses University students, non-native English speakers (level B2-C1) who prepare to write a Research Project Proposal of a Bachelor’s thesis in English. The manual aims to develop academic skills relevant for creating an original academic text in English in accordance with international standards of academic writing.The characteristic feature of the course is integral teaching EAP and ESP for students of economics which contributes to development of users’ English language competence in their professional area. Another peculiarity of the book is its practical approach: not only does the manual provide guidelines for writing an academic paper but it also contains a set of tasks for each part of a project proposal, practically teaching to write it by means of continuing analytical and synthesing activity throughout the course. The course also provides opportunities for autonomous learning by means of various Internet resources. The manual contains tasks for independent individual, pair or group work, and the Appendices give references to relevant Internet sites and contain necessary explanations of their use.