3 July 2018
Within the framework of the agreement on cooperation between ENU L. N. Gumilev and Tula State Pedagogical University L.N. Tolstoy Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (Head of the Department E. A. Zhuravleva) in the second half of June on the basis of TSPU was organized and conducted the dialectological practice of the students of the 2-nd year of the specialty "5В020524 - philology: Russian language".
In the Tula State Pedagogical University. L.N. Tolstoy students ENU hosted the Department of Russian Language and Literature (Head of the E.L. Department Reichlin). Faculty of Russian Philology and Documentation (Dean N.A. Gavrilin). The departments of the two universities have been actively cooperating for more than 4 years in various areas of scientific and educational activities, but the international exchange experience within the framework of practices is taking place for the first time. The program of practice was thought out to the smallest detail both from ENU and TSPU. It is important to note that the host country has prepared lectures on dialectology and master classes conducted by the leading professors of the department, and also provided students with a hotel-type hostel and a minibus for off-site training.
In the first days of stay in TSPU delegation of students from ENU, headed by the head of practice, associate professor G.K. Ayupova was received by the pro-rector on educational-methodical work of A.P. Plotnikov, who greeted the guests on behalf of the rector of TSPU them. L.N. Tolstoy V.A. Panin and noted that the Tula land has a rich culture and history, traditions of hospitality.
We are always glad to have the opportunity to introduce our guests to the heritage of Lev Tolstoy, whose name is the university, the culture of our region, to share the experience of leading university teachers.
Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Education of TSPU them. L.N. Tolstoy J.E. Fomichev, greeting the students, stressed that the Tula State Pedagogical University named after Lev Tolstoy had accumulated a rich experience of international cooperation.
- Staying in another country, knowing its culture gives a unique experience that you will not get from books. I hope that the practice was useful for you and our cooperation will continue.
Dean of the Faculty of Russian Philology and Documentation took part in the meeting, Dr.Sc. ON. Gavrilina, Head of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, E.L. Raikhlina, head of the Center for Regional Linguistic Studies, Doctor of Philology D.А. Romanov, Doctor of Philology, Professor N.A. Krasovskaya, Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor V.I. Abramova.
Head of Practice from the Eurasian National University, Associate Professor G.K. Ayupova warmly thanked the leadership of the university for preparing and conducting the practice, which was the first and very important experience in the interaction of partner universities:
- Our universities already have considerable experience of joint online conferences, scientific projects, but this practice is being conducted for the first time. In Tula came the best students of the II year who study Russian philology. For them, this trip was a huge event, greatly expanded the horizons, gave invaluable experience.
On the first day of their stay at the university students got acquainted with the history of the building of the university, where the Faculty of Russian Philology and Documentation is located, the dean of which N.A. Gavrilina, the doctor of historical sciences, told about the key directions of his work. Head of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, Doctor of Education E.Leichlin spent an excursion in Tolstoy's room, showing the lifetime editions of the works of Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy. Then the senior lecturer V. I. Abramova gave a lecture "Folk costume is the key to understanding the language" and a master class on making a rag doll.
Every day in Tula, students received many new linguistic and cultural knowledge, applied them in practice. At the classes of the professor of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, head of the Center for Regional Linguistic Studies DA Romanov, students learned about the linguistic schools of TSPU. L.N. Tolstoy, an interactive lesson was organized in the form of a walking tour "History of the folding and formation of Tula dialects".
Students visited the museum-estate "Yasnaya Polyana", in the Krapivensky Museum of Local History, the Association of Art Development Centers, folk culture and tourism, visited a number of master classes and quests.
During the excursion to "Yasnaya Polyana" the students not only visited the manor and the main exposition, but also visited the occupation in the Kucher hut, where they learned about the life of the Yasnaya Polyana peasants. They were shown traditional utensils, a Russian stove, household items.
The students also visited the village of Krapivna in the Schekin district. They got acquainted with the life of the village, went through its streets, talked with the residents, learned about the history and traditions of the former center of the Krapiwensky county of the Tula province.
Director of the local historical and ethnographic museum O.S. Venevtseva told the boys and girls about the merchant and noble family names associated with Krapivna, about the development of the settlement since the 17 th century, when Krapivna was a part of the Russian army's zaseous defensive line. Students learned about the "nettles' pages" in the works and biography of G.I. Uspensky, L.N. Tolstoy, M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin. O.S. Venevtseva conducted an excursion to the museum in Krapivna, during which it was told about the people's peasant way of life, economic life, customs and ceremonies of the southern districts of the Tula region.
At the master classes students got acquainted with the traditional Russian methods of processing plant raw materials for weaving. The host session was organized, during which students independently received and combed vegetable tow, folded the thread and made a memorable wrist bracelet.
Students visited the House of Folk Art, where they visited the exhibition of Tula city toys. They became participants in master classes on painting the Filimon toy, pottery, making Tula wooden clypeus. In addition, they listened to stories about the peculiarities of "Wooden Tula", about the names of carpentry tools used by Tula craftsmen, about the peculiarities of pottery in Tula and Tula region. After that, the students with dialectological work on Tula dialects were introduced by the professor of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, N, A. Krasovskaya. Students also listened to passages of dialectal records made on the territory of the Tula region. Students of ENU participated in the quest for knowledge of the Tula village, which was organized for them by the staff of the Tula Museum of Local History.
Students visited the museum "Harmony of Grandfather Philemon", where they learned in an interactive form about the history of harmony, and also listened to the performance of famous melodies for accordion, bayan and accordion. The students continued their acquaintance with the Tula sights in the "International Carrot Museum", where they felt themselves gingerbread masters at the master class. Then the students visited the Museum of Samovars and the exhibition "Land of Heroes" in the Tula Museum and Exhibition Complex.
On the last day of the visit to Tula, a round table was held following the results of the training practice on obtaining primary professional skills. Dean of the Faculty of Russian Philology, Doctor of Historical Sciences NA Gavrilina noted that this practice has become a new vector in the development of international relations between TSPU them. L.N. Tolstoy and ENU them. L.N. Gumilev. Head of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, Doctor of Education E.L. Raikhlina expressed her hope that the program of practice allowed Kazakhstan students to expand their knowledge of Russia. doctor of philological sciences, professor NA Krasovskaya and doctor of philological sciences, professor D.A. Romanov noted the inquisitive mind of students, the desire for knowledge.
The head of practice is Associate Professor G.K. Ayupova thanked the leadership of the Faculty of Russian Philology and Documentation and the Department of Russian Language and Literature for a well-organized program of practice, and she expressed her wish for the organization of new international joint projects in the framework of academic mobility.
A student of the ENU. LN Gumilev Maria Zhulikova confirmed the words of her teacher:
- A week in Tula in a sense gave us more for studying Russian philology than semester for textbooks. Excursions to many museums of the region made it possible to see in detail the Russian culture of different eras and classes, the teachers willingly answered our questions, were constantly in touch and generously shared their knowledge. A real shock was the trip to Yasnaya Polyana. This is a sacred ground for every philologist, on which we were fortunate enough to go to college. Practice in Tula has become truly unforgettable. Every trip and meeting was special.
The students thanked the TSPU them. Lev Tolstoy for his warm welcome and an interesting stay in Tula.
At the end of the round table, all Kazakhstan students and the head of practice G.K. Ayupova received certificates.
The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics brings enormous gratitude to the Department of Russian Language and Literature and in general TSPU them. L.N. Tolstoy for the ideal organization of the entire program of stay of Kazakhstani students in Tula, a rich and bright program, meaningful communication, bright and deep classes, unforgettable trips.
Grateful thanks to the department and the leadership of ENU. L.N. Gumilev for financial support and the opportunity to pass the dialectological practice of students on the basis of a foreign university.