to the Department of Foreign Language Teaching. Students have been
visiting us for many years, and we are delighted that via the website
you're joining that long tradition.
Like all people who are enthusiastic about their work, we think that
studying languages is the most interesting, the most useful and the most
Language is the greatest possession of mankind, a condition for its
survival and development, a means of cognition of the world around, a
mirror, treasury and instrument of culture as people's way of life and
way of thinking. A foreign language is a key to the magic door that
leads to the world of other countries, other peoples - as interesting as our home world but exposing new, astonishing facets.
Language is what makes us human. It is the medium we use to share our
thoughts with the world. Could you imagine a thought without language?
The world would be a very complicated place for people to understand
each other; therefore, learning another language is like discovering
One thing is sure, the more languages we speak, the better we understand the world and the other cultures.
Eugenia V. Livskaya