Electronic Textbook of the Russian Language for Foreigners as a Multidisciplinary Phenomenon
Available Online 13 May 2020.
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- Russian as a foreign language, multidisciplinarity, e-textbooks
- The article offers a justification for the need to create electronic textbooks of Russian as a foreign language, the problem of correlation of language and cultural information in educational materials is studied. There have been strategies of linguocultural correlation as well as holistic and reductive strategies of presenting the image of the country of a studied language pointed out using methods of applied linguocognitology, contextual and conceptual analysis methods, on the example of foreign textbooks of Russian as foreign language textbooks. The author analyzes tactics of implementing the strategy of linguistic-cultural correlation, in particular: the tactics of rejecting linguistic-cultural information in favor of pure grammar and the tactics of rejecting ethno specific linguistic-cultural information in favor of general humanistic (civilizational) problems and values. There has been opposition of two cognitive strategies – reductionism and holism studied. Herewith, the reductionist strategy is understood as the tendency to reduce (truncate) and the resulting simplification of the objective picture of Russian reality. The author identifies tactical ways of implementing the strategy of reductionism: aspect character of the presentation of linguistic-cultural material; geographically and chronologically limited description of Russian reality. It is emphasized in the article that importance of a holistic strategy in forming a multi-faceted and full-fledged image of the country of the studied language, which is achieved by using an interdisciplinary approach to highlighting the facts of Russian reality in Russian language textbooks. There have been tactics of a holistic strategy highlighted: coverage of different aspects of life of Russian society (household sphere, political structure, education, science, sports, culture, art, and many others); indication of geographical latitude of the country; a combination of tradition and the current state of Russian life; demonstration of linguistic and national diversity of Russia; description of linguistic and stylistic diversity and the phenomenon of polylinguism. It is indicated in the article that the holistic strategy helps to neutralize simplistically negative and stereotypical views of Russia – on the one hand, the development of cross–cultural communicative competence, on the other hand, teaching inter-ethnic tolerance and respect for foreign linguistic cultures in general. The author notes that there are opportunities for electronic educational environment for creating and implementing Russian language textbooks that meet requirements of a holistic approach to the presentation of the image of the country of the studied language and requirements of multidisciplinary approach.
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TY - CONF AU - E.V. Dziuba PY - 2020 DA - 2020/05/13 TI - Electronic Textbook of the Russian Language for Foreigners as a Multidisciplinary Phenomenon BT - Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference “Digitalization of Education: History, Trends and Prospects” (DETP 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 256 EP - 261 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200509.047 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200509.047 ID - Dziuba2020 ER -