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TSPU at SCO forum

6-7 June 2017 the II Student forum of Countries-participants of The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) took place in Novosibirsk. Delegation of the History and philology faculty of TSPU participated in this event.

Various platforms were organized within the framework of the forum: scientific, practical, debating and creative, bringing together the business, educational and cultural programs. In total, according to organizers, more than 400 students, scientists, teachers and experts from the SCO countries took part in the forum.

The II Student Forum of the SCO countries was devoted to topical issues of promoting Russian higher education, strengthening positions and supporting the Russian language abroad through the potential of youth international cooperation.

The delegation of TSPU that was included in the general list of participants from the Tomsk region, took an active part in various events of the forum, first of all, in the scientific and practical conference "Actual problems of teaching methods of Russian as a foreign language" organized by the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University.

Tomsk State  Pedagogical University  was represented by Ph.D., associate professor of the theory of language and Russian language teaching methodology Tamara Borisovna Cherepanova, who presented a report "Following Sydney Lamb: language acquisition as an art (the creation of cultural and linguistic context of appropriation of the Russian language as a foreign language)" and second year undergraduates Dong Yuqing and Lee Tszinven  prepared a presentation on the theme "United Textbook in the national educational model of language training: effectiveness analysis."

The general atmosphere of cooperation and creative scientific search, allowed students and teachers not only to discuss the current topics of the Russian language as a foreign language and the problems of teaching foreign students in Russian universities, but also to get acquainted and establish new interesting contacts.