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.
The book is devoted to linguistic problems of professional information exchange among specialists of various fields.
The article features the problems of training in the professionally-focused reading, mechanism of anticipation action in the process of reading, kinds of foreign language reading; reveals the role of anticipation in training professionally-focused studying reading considering modern approaches to training of foreign languages. The anticipation phase is considered by the author as a necessary step of communicatively-directed pretext work.
The author considers the term «compensative expertise» and its role in successful language mastering.