The paper describes the requirements for modern language textbooks and analysis of English textbooks to create innovative language textbooks for medical students.
The article deals with compliment as a form of speech etiquette, types of compliment according to the style and logical semanticist structure. Special attention is paid by the authors to the description of different types of communicative tasks during practical class «Compliment in our life».
The typology of mistakes that students of medical departments usually make in written speech in particular when they write essays is given in this article. Error сhecking and elimination of mistakes results in making classes of speech culture and spelling more vivid and topical.
The article is devoted to the elective "Practical Rhetoric", which is read at Ivanovo State Medical Academy, its place in the system of communicative disciplines of medical school, goals and objectives.