No 4 (2013)


To the problem of Court Interpreter’s Code of Ethics

Vasilenko L.Y.


This article focuses on identification of specific features of court interpreting regarded as a tool of human rights provision in criminal proceedings. The article also deals with detailed analysis of Court Interpreter’s Code of Ethics and possibility of its application in Russia.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):5-10
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Translation — culture — system

Ershov V.I., Semenov A.L., Nelyubova N.Y.


The concepts of a systematic approach to the educational aspects of translators` training. Elements of understanding the cultural problems of translation teaching. Asymmetry of the dyad language-culture.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):11-17
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To the problem of creating a specialized glossary of academic terms

Kupriyanova M.Y.


The article examines the issue of linguistic representation of academic terms by the example of realities used in Peoples’ friendship university of Russia and shows various linguistic means in English and Russian languages used for translation of several lexical and semantic groups of the terms of higher education.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):18-23
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Some variants of translating Russian realia into the western culture (on the materials of English newspapers)

Kurbakova M.A., Borishanskaya M.M.


There is no any unique approach to the understanding of the notion “culture-specific vocabulary”. The main techniques used for its translation include transcription, transliteration, loan-translation and mixed methods. The article contains a lot of examples.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):24-31
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Reiteration as a basis of verbal organization in novels by N.N. Berberova

Lesheva N.N.


The article deals with the description of peculiarities of reiterations and their role in novels by N.N. Berberova included in cycles «Novels not about love». Reiterations are considered on different language levels
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):32-38
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Iberian World: limitrophes civilizations on the epoch of the globalization

Obolenskaya Y.L.


The article analyzes the ethnic-lingvocultural processes in the age of Globalization in one of the most important and interesting civilization — mundo ibérico.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):39-45
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US military image reflected in speech ethnic stereotypes of the cadence call

Romanov A.S.


The article covers the army cadence call as a means of explication of ethnic stereotypes about American servicemen. The article is designed for students specialized in philology and post-graduate students.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):46-58
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Interdiscourse communication: the linguistic relativity perspective

Gunta Rozina -., Indra Karapetjana -.


The paper concerns the phenomenon of interdiscourse communication and views it from the perspective of Linguistic Relativity Theory. The goal of the paper is to analyse the linguistic behaviour of non-native language users, who apply the English language for instrumental purposes in interaction, which establishes in multinational discourse among interactants having different cultural backgrounds. The paper reports on some of the research results that were acquired in the period from 2011 to 2013 during the ERASMUS Intensive Programme project Cross-Cultural Competence and Interaction . The focus of the study was on analysing the linguistic and pragmatic strategies prioritised by the tertiary level Latvian and Lithuanian interactants for whom the English language served as the instrument of communication in the multinational discourse community, which was constructed of students from Latvia, Lithuania and Turkey. The research findings reveal that non-native language users having the cultural background of the Baltic States construct their own mode of interaction related to the linguistic behaviour, in which the interactants apply clarity and directness as the prevailing strategies of interdiscourse communication.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):59-71
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Irony in English and Russian discourses: comparative analysis

Gornostaeva A.A.


The paper deals with culture specific peculiarities of irony in English and Russian discourses, its functions and connection with communicative values. It is based on the results of empirical study.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):72-79
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Functional and stylistic characteristic of Arabic and Russian speakers’ speech activity

Krilov A.A.


The article studies some aspects of speech activity and the characteristic features of it’s realization by Arabic and Russian speakers in the framework of different situations of speech communication.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):80-92
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Comparative analysis of semantic structure of cognate derivatives

Kasimova G.K.


The article analyses cognate deverbal nouns belonging to the verb family “brat” (to take/to get). The research reveals different semantic structures of deverbal nouns motivated by various verbs with prefixes. Semantic paradigm of derivatives is determined by semantic valencies of motivating verbs and derivational formant.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):93-101
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Comparison of disyllabic words prosody in Russian and Chinese languages

Kuznetsova L.A.


In this article the results of the computer-acoustic analysis of disyllabic Chinese words and the results of the study on prosody of disyllabic Russian words by professor Zlatoustova are compared; similarities and differences in prosodic word structures are exposed.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):102-108
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The speech act of invitation in the American and Russian communicative cultures (results of an empirical research)

Schelchkova E.B.


This paper deals with the features of the speech act of Invitation in the American and Russian communicative cultures. Based on an empirical research, it compares the communication strategies and the linguistic means Americans and Russians use when making an invitation.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):109-115
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The formation of the Chinese terminology: tradition and modernity

Otchirov O.R.


The article deals with the analysis of the characteristics of modern Chinese terminology. It also considers the Confucian philosophical conception «正名», «Zhengming». The term “Zhengming”, meaning rectification of names, was coined by Confucius for the purpose of establishing order and stability in society through correct use of language. The analysis of this conception provides to observe the role of this Confucian tradition in the building of modern Chinese terminology .
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):116-125
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“Big Spanish-Russian dictionary: Latin America” review. Dictionary edited by Natalia Firsova, published Infra-M, Moscow, 2012

Ivanova M.V.


The review presents high appreciation for the “Big Spanish-Russian dictionary: Latin America”, the unique lexicography scientific work conducted by hispanist scholars at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):126-128
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Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;(4):129-130
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