Iskandari Mahnush
Кандидат филологических наук, Associate Professor of the Department of Russian Language, Allameh Tabataba'i University, m_eskandary@atu.ac.ir, Tehran
Norouzi Mahnaz
Кандидат филологических наук, Senior Lecturer, Department of Russian Language, Allameh Tabataba'i University, mah.norouzi@atu.ac.ir, Tehran

The Role of Gender in Learning the Russian Language in Iranian Audiences

The article is devoted to the consideration of the role of gender in the study of the Russian language in Iranian audiences. The goal is to identify the role of gender in the success of Persian-speaking students studying the Russian language in all types of speech activity and in various academic disciplines, such as studying Russian grammar, translation accuracy, learning vocabulary, etc. The novelty of the work lies in the fact that for the first time the role of gender is considered Persian-speaking students to study Russian. In terms of methodology, the present study is a descriptive study conducted using a comprehensive approach. The statistical population of this study included male and female students of all stages of Russian language education at Allameh Tabatabai University. We examined and analyzed the language behavior and exam scores of 87 Iranian students studying Russian at Allameh Tabatabaei University over two academic years. Among them are 60 female students and 17 female students. According to the results of this study, female students studying Russian in an Iranian classroom are more successful in written forms of work, and male students cope better with oral forms of work. The reason is that girls experience discomfort during oral work. Most girls’ fear of making a mistake and being ridiculed as a result keeps them silent during oral classes. The use of group free work, humor and role-playing games helps reduce the fear of making mistakes among female students.
gender; рersian-speaking students; learning Russian; male; female

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