International journal
ISSN 2311-0759 (Online)
ISSN 2311-0740 (Print)

communicative values

Russian Language Literacy Test: Intellectual Flash Mob or Speech Genre?

The phenomenon of «Total dictation» (the annual educational event of the Russian language literacy testing) is analyzed in the article from the point of view of its communicative and speech genre characteristics: communicative roles, intentions, communicative mode, communicative values, structural and semantic components.