Annotation: The article considers problems of using the discussion method as a form of communication, which at present has gained great significance in teaching Russian as a foreign language. To make discussion productive, a student should possess a set of certain skills, including both intellectual and communicative skills. The article presents discussion topics used at lessons of Russian as a foreign language.
the article considers the role of culturological information in formation and development of cognitive interest for foreign language studies. A wish to study in Russia witnesses on the fact that foreign students have psychological readiness to study the Russian language, learn about Russian history and culture. The interest for Russian culture is a basis for the positive attitude to the language and a motive for studying it. As an example, the author gives topics for essays and public speeches used in classes of Russian as a foreign language.
the role of poetical works in the formation of the linguoculturological competence and the development of the cognitive interest in the foreign language under study is touched on in this article. The author underlines that studying of poetical works is essential to broaden the notion of the country the language of which is learnt. The author comes to the conclusion poetry is of great importance in the development of the sense of beauty that stimulates students’ speech.
«Differentiated approach in teaching Russian for foreign students»(название статьи на англ.яз)
This paper highlights the aspects of differentiated approach that becomes popular in the process of teaching the Russian language for foreigners. It is presented an argument that such approach has high efficiency. Differentiated approach recognizes personal qualities of each student, adds confidence in their knowledge and gives an opportunity to reveal creative potential. Eventually all this promotes interest of foreign students to study Russian.
This article considers the issues related to the use of authentic texts in classes of Russian as a foreign language at a non-language university. Reading of literary texts helps foreign students to understand better the cultural and country-specific contents and to practice their knowledge more effectively. The author points out the problems encountered in teaching foreign students, which are solved by using literary texts in classes of Russian as a foreign language.
Assessment of satisfaction with the quality of university educational activities is made up of the quality of services provided by the individual departments. This article focuses on the analysis of foreign medical students' satisfaction with the quality of teaching the discipline «Russian language in medicine». The anonymous questionnaire method, being the most accessible method of assessment, was used to determine the degree of learning satisfaction. The results of the questionnaire contribute to recommendations for improving the educational process in the department.
This article deals with the issues related to the use of special vocabulary and medical terminology in the classes of Russian as a foreign language in a non-language university. Foreign students should be familiar not only with the basic vocabulary of the Russian language, but also with the basic terminology of their specialty, read and understand special literature. It helps to develop speech competencies in the professional field. The author focuses on the gradual introduction of special vocabulary at classes of Russian as a foreign language (RFL).