The article presents the history of the Longman dictionary that has become a bestseller all over the world. Revealing the translation of the lexicographic idea into practice, the author tells us about the scholarly disputes that accompanied the development of the principles of a new type of English dictionary.
Think and Practice has been specially developed by Russian authors Olimpiada Ivanova and Marina Shilovskaya to provide practice in Russian State Exam (RSE) for high school students (11th form). The book has twelve units for classroom and individual study similarly. Each unit provides extra practice of the vocabulary, grammar, language and exam skills needed to take the RSE in English.
The article covers teaching oral professional communication in a foreign language in the form of negotiations and developing respective skills in the course of mastering most relevant vocabulary, grammar and syntax means that reflect the specifics of structuring the expressions by negotiation participants and that cause real difficulties for oral professional communication.