On September 20, the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Armenian State Pedagogical University hosted Valerii A. Efremov, Doctor of Philology, Professor at the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia in St. Petersburg.
During the meeting with students and lecturers of the Department of Russian Philology, the guest presented the peculiarities of the Russian language on the Internet, its impact on human relationships, etc.
Valerii Efremov also explained why certain words of Russian origin became widespread on the Internet in 2017 and spoke about borrowings from English and other languages.
Prof. Naira Dalyan, Head of the Chair of Russian Language, stressed the importance of the meeting for future teachers. She said that meetings with carriers of Russian culture, values and language enable students to fully master the nuances of the language.
On behalf of the lecturers and students, ASPU Vice-Rector Srbuhi Gevorgyan thanked the guest for the interesting meeting. She expressed hope that further cooperation will promote development of the Russian language in Armenia and strengthen the centuries-old ties between the two countries in question.