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

speech strategy

Self-presentation of non-philological students: Speech genre and linguistic aspects

The analysis of the speech genre of self-presentation is performed within the anthropocentric approach to the language and speech. The study focuses on the self-presentation of non-philological students. The research is based on the comparative analysis of the papers of first year students and graduate students of the faculties of geography and of computer science and information technology, as well as of the Institute of physical education and sports of Saratov National Research State University.

Linguocognitive typology of speech genres: On the basis of an essay.

This article suggests a comprehensive analysis of the complex speech genres as a way to study the variability of their model and as an instrument of developing the general classification of complex speech genres.


The research is devoted to the comparative analysis of banter in English and Russian lingua-cultures. The comparative analysis of the given type is being done for the first time in the home linguistics. The short analysis of the works by home and foreign linguists devoted to the studying of distinctive characteristics of banter has been done in the research.

Contact excursion: Speech genre vs communicative event

The article deals with the problem of the relationship between two linguistic theories: a speech genre theory and a speech act theory. The research is based on the genre of a contact excursion. From the point of view of genre studies a contact excursion is a speech genre and it can be described using the “speech genre questionnaire” proposed by T. V.