In April, students from the Master's programme in Retail Management of HSE Graduate School of Business visited the office of Axenix, a company which offers effective management solutions for Russian business based on wide experience in the field of strategies, innovations and technologies. Participants had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the working atmosphere of the company, which is the legal successor to the Russian division of the international consulting network Accenture.
ConCort 2023, a forum dedicated to research in corpus technology and computer science in the humanities, brought together experts and students from all over Russia. The participants discussed the latest developments in corpus linguistics, including the rapidly developing field of digital humanities.
The term 'language barrier' refers to any difficulties that arise when speaking a non-native language. Almost every person studying a foreign language has experienced this unpleasant phenomenon. The reasons for this problem include a fear of the unknown, a fear of mistakes, embarrassment because of one's accent, a fear of being misunderstood and much more. All of these problems are a psychological component of the language barrier. In this article, foreign students from different countries share their experiences and help foreign applicants overcome their fears.