Modern Approaches to Teaching English Lexicography at the University of Freiburg, Germany

  •  Irina N. Martynova    
  •  Natalya Y. Shugayeva    
  •  Natalia V. Kormilina    
  •  Larisa V. Nikitinskaya    
  •  Yelena N. Gromova    
  •  Yelena N. Vassilyeva    


Changes in the Russian system of higher education according to the Bologna agreement, the country’s joining the European Higher Education Area make it necessary to redesign the existing university syllabi in accordance with the international requirements. Therefore the experience of European universities in organizing the process of education at the undergraduate and graduate levels has become of a great importance. The article aims at describing some methods of teaching lexicography, a particular aspect of linguistic education, which are used in Germany. It is based on the observations and the course analysis undertaken at the University of Freiburg (Germany). The article brings to light some modern approaches to teaching lexicography and organizing the research work of students. The facts mentioned in the given article can be employed in modernizing higher linguistic and teachers’ training education in Russia as well as other countries.

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