The issue presents the results of research in the field of Romance languages (R.R. Asmyatullin and V.L. Sokolova), lexical and stylistic specificity of media and business discourse (S.A. Burikova, K.G. Malozemova, A.V. Radyuk, M.V. Nikogosyan), as well as an analysis of the role of error correction in learning a foreign language (E. Burrini). L.U. Tarieva analyses the structural and semantic features of the predicate verb in ergative languages.