On September, 19 we a had the first meeting after summer holidays. Our future plans for the academic year were discussed. Our special guest was Emma Freelander (USA), who came to Saratov State University within Fulbright programme. N.Karpova informed the teachers about the new courses available at center «Bookberry»as well as online resources to use in our everyday teaching practice. Let us hope this new academic year will be satisfying and fruitful.