A Critical look at Language Functions and Language Policies in the Russian Modern Educational Context


Kazan Federal University



Foreign language teaching methods applied in Russia are reviewed, using as an example Tomsk State University (Russia) in the conditions of the modern educational environment. The new educational environment is defined. The specificity of the language environment for teaching foreign languages is characterized. A comparative analysis of approaches and methods to foreign language teaching is conducted. Conclusions are made on the effectiveness of the approaches to organizing the modern educational process. The analysis was also carried out on the regulatory framework relating to conflict resolution of these cases. As part of the study, an expert survey was conducted using an in-depth interview with representatives of the Russian Educational Context. The authors were interested in the issues of the formation and functioning of the Russian Educational Context, its problem and conflict zones, the impact on society, and social interaction within the film community.