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Research result. Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Volume 2, Issue №3, 2016
APPLIED LINGUISTICS

MONITORING AS A FORM OF ALTERNATIVE CONTROL IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

The present article is devoted to the investigation of the problem of formation of individual’s assessment activity within the concept of cognitive-communicative control in learning a foreign language. Implementation of ...
COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS

RENDERING HUMAN’S HEALTH AND DISEASE CONDITIONS BY MEANS OF PLANT CODE COMPARISONS (ON THE BASIS OF RUSSIAN AND LATVIAN MATERIALS)

The article discusses comparative constructions that are different in status, origin, use and time of functioning: Russian colloquial and folklore comparisons, as well as Latvian bookish comparisons belonging to the ...

NEW LIFE OF THE “OLD” NICKNAME MOSKAL IN UKRAINIAN AND RUSSIAN BLOGOSPHERES

The article describes ethnic nicknames and their functioning in “hate speech” amid escalating political tension between Russia and Ukraine in the first decades of the 21 century. The research is ...

CONCEPTUAL METAPHORS OF ANGER IN CHINESE AND ENGLISH: A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS

Cognitive linguistics postulates that the metaphor serves an important role in human thought. Our conceptual system exists in a strong correlation to the metaphor which mirrors the cultural reality of ...
GERMANIC LANGUAGES

EXPLICIT AND IMPLICIT RECIPIENT INFLUENCE: THE ROLE OF EPITHETS IN SHAPING AN IMPRESSION OF AN OBJECT IN QUESTION

The article deals with the role of figures of speech enabling readers to shape evaluative judgements of the objects described, based on the written data. Lexical units are emotionally neutral ...
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE

HISTORICAL, ETYMOLOGICAL AND LINGUOCULTURAL ANALYSIS OF RUSSIAN PHRASEOLOGISMS

This article is devoted to the study of a number of Russian phraseological units and their relation to the history and cultural realities of a particular time, as well as ...

LANGUAGE GAME AS AN ACTUAL TREND IN THE URBAN COMMUNICATION (ON THE MATERIALS OF THE CITY OF BELGOROD)

The article is devoted to the language game as the current trend in modern colloquial speech of the city of Belgorod. The author expresses the idea that a language game ...
THEORY OF LANGUAGE

NATIONAL LANGUAGES IN THE MODERN WORLD: STRUGGLE FOR “PURITY”

Language regulation is a continuous process that comprises any changes to a natural language. The information revolution at the turn of the 20th century brought about the facts of English ...