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Think-tank of teaching foreign languages in Russia

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On November 5-6, 2019, MGIMO University hosted The First International Scientific and Practical Conference in Memory of Elena Solovova “Problems of Teaching Modern Languages”. Elena Solovova is regarded as one of the most influential and impactful figures in developing and promoting of teaching modern languages in Russia. The conference was coorganized with MGIMO University, National Association of English Teachers of Russia, Military University of the Ministry of Defence, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Esenin Ryazan State University, and Titul Publishing House. 

Elena Solovova (1956-2019) worked tirelessly on fostering and improving modern languages teaching in Russia. Her academic and pedagogical work has greatly influenced many peers and colleagues, teachers and students, in Russia and around the globe. She guided numerous PhD students and authored and co-authored countless publications in the field. She is greatly missed by her colleagues, family and friends. 

About the Authors

I. V. Khitrova
MGIMO University
Russian Federation

O. N. Kishko
MGIMO University
Russian Federation


For citations:

Khitrova I.V., Kishko O.N. Think-tank of teaching foreign languages in Russia. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2019;1(4):87-91. (In Russ.)

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