Cognitive and communicative aspects of philological research
Propositional nominant as a special type of a language signAbstract
The article shows why we single out the propositional nominant as a special type of a language sign. The nomination process of functionally structured events is considered in onomasiological strategy. The interpretation of the problem stated in this article's title is carried out on the base of functionally structured sign with the signified as a simple sentence with a verbal predicate.
Dynamics of syntactic sense realisation and conceptual shifts at the periphery of syntactic fieldsAbstract
This article deals with the process of conceptual shift that creates a syntactic field with its nucleus and peryphery. In the latter the superposition of prototypically opposed meanings and concepts substitutes for the polysemy of syntactic units, thus resulting in the overlap of syntactic fields. In this process vocabulary is of great importance.
Modality, intention and intentionalityAbstract
The paper focuses on some aspects of describing categories of linguistic and textual modality, intention and intentionality, as well as their interrelation.
Functioning of coordinating conjunctions at the interphrasal levelAbstract
This paper describes the specific character of the discourse functioning of coordinating conjunctions in terms of both their innate features and interphrasal status and context.
Temporal category of ‘the everyday’ (axiological aspect)Abstract
The article focuses upon lexical manifestations of the axiological aspect of the category of ‘the everyday’ in the English language.
Cognitive-semantic modelling of the metaphoric choice devicesAbstract
The articles addresses the metaphor as a cognitive-semantic device. Metaphor is able to shed light on intuitive and creative mechanisms of thinking process, thus filling the blanks in the fund of logically objective human knowledge, which opens the possibility to describe abstract concepts of human mind in terms.
The ‘border’ concept in ‘Das Provisorium’ by W. HilbigAbstract
In this article the author attempts to outline some of the problems associated with the concept of border’ in contemporary German literature
based on the book ‘Das Provisorium’ by W. Hilbig.
Specificity of subject-object interactions in novelized biographyAbstract
The article reveals the specificity of relevant subject-object interactions in novelized biography. Special attention is given to subjectreconstructor
and subject-prototype interference originating in the author’s work on documentary material.
Praesens and its role in the linguistic structuring of the spacio-temporal continuum of fictional textsAbstract
This article deals with the determination of local-temporary organization of German literary-narrative texts of ХIХ—ХХ centuries. The category of polysemy of German verb and its stylistic potential are examined in this context.
Pronominal address in Swedish and EnglishAbstract
The aim of the present work is to study and compare the use of pronouns for second person reference in English and Swedish in terms of the
two dimensions, power and solidarity, suggested by Brown & Gilman (1960) and the theory of politeness by Brown & Levinson. The history of
expression of esteem by personal pronouns is traced through as well.
Occasional words as persuasive markers of the ‘Fun-/Erlebnis-/Spaßgesellschaft’ discourseAbstract
The article deals with the basic persuasive techniques of discourse representation.The research is based on occasional patterns representing
the concept “entertainment” as seen by “new” generation of youth.
Specific features of the diarist-writer’s world view verbalisationAbstract
The article deals with the influence of the diarist’s status as a writer on a variety of ways of formation and explication of the language view of the world in the corresponding discourse.
Theory and practice of language training at the university
Modular principle of teaching the students of the non-lingual university foreign business communicationAbstract
Factors determining the diversification of purposes of teaching a foreign language in conditions of the two-stage system of higher education
are considered in the article. A model of the multi-aspect teaching foreign business communication in the non-lingual university is presented.
Theoretic and methodological background of projecting pedagogical technologies into the framework of the linguist training curriculaAbstract
The article deals with the theoretic and methodological background of projecting pedagogic technologies into the framework of the linguist training curricula. It reveals the main trends of the educational process, as well as approaches to understanding major intrinsic constituents and structure of educational projection.
Reforming the modern system of higher education in RussiaAbstract
The article deals with the possibility of using the modular system in the process of teaching students a foreign language under the сircumstances orming the modern system of higher education in Russia.
Foreign language competence in the aspect of inderdisciplinarityAbstract
This paper focuses on the knowledge which will by crucial for the future specialists who live, study, and work in new socio-economic and cultural circumstanses. The article also deals with the top-priority competencies for a future professional.