Modern problems of philology and methods of teaching languages, issues of theory and practice were discussed at the forum.
This year the international scientific and practical conference brought together scientists from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Hungary, China, and the USA with the help of online technologies. The forum was dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the faculty of foreign languages of Elabuga Institute of KFU.
The dean of the faculty of foreign languages Alfiya Sibgatullina, the Associate Professor of the department of English Philology Nadezhda Pospelova, the Professor of the department of German Philology Elena Shastina touched upon the history of the faculty and departments, current problems and prospects, scientific directions.
The professor Elena Shastina spoke about the problems of overcoming the past in the Austrian novel of the second half of the XX century. The Associate Professor of the Department of Tatar Philology Rimma Kamaeva revealed the structural and derivational features of toponyms in the novel by V.I.Imamov "Kazan dastany" ("Kazan fortress").
The professor of the Department of Russian Language and Literature Daniya Salimova presented a study on the "adequacy of translation" using the example of the Russian translation of phraseological units of the novel by the ex-chancellor of the university, academician and writer Talgat Galiullin "Tonge yullar". Hope Johnson, the Master from the Biola University from the USA, who devoted her speech to helping students in mastering the language norm joined the speakers by the video call.
The meetings were held in several directions: "Problems of contrastive linguistics and translation studies", "Actual problems of intercultural communication and linguistic and regional studies", "Methods of teaching languages in the linguo-cultural space", "Questions of domestic and foreign literary studies."