LLCE2020 Accepted abstracts

Feminization of French Profession Nouns in Teaching

Irene Yi, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A;       Abstract: Younger generations are critically affected by language teaching, and these can have great sociolinguistic impacts on the world when said generations grow older. This paper examines the patterns of...

INVESTIGATING OPEN-MINDEDNESS AMONG CLIL TEACHERS

Dr Katarzyna Lidia Papaja, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland;      Abstract: The notion of what it means to be a good teacher is a very complicated one, as good teachers need to have many qualities. One of them is open-mindedness, which helps individuals build...

Gendered Subjectivities in single-sex based education in a mixed school

Javier Sierra Gordillo & Jonathan Alexander Delgado Ochoa, Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Colombia;         Abstract: In school, there are instituted, installed practices and re-producers of classification and standardization of gender...

Learning a Second Language: A Vehicle to Another Self?

Muneerah Al Shuhail, University of York, United Kingdom;          Abstract: Learning a new language has implications on the learner’s sense of self i.e. identity and on his/her social and cultural views (Duff, 2013; Norton & Toohey, 2011). This is...

THE IMAGE OF SHIP IN ROMANTIC POETRY: REINTERPRETING COLERIDGE’S ‘RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER’ AND SHELLEУ’S ‘VISION OF THE SEA’

Prof. Inna Makarova, Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology, Russia;     Abstract: The image of Ship, along with World Tree and Rosa Mundi, is rightly considered to be one of the three most popular topoi of Western European culture since the ancient times up to the...

Optimizing language teacher education: Teacher educators’ and candidates’ identity construction through reflection-based teaching

Prof. Anna Krulatz & Dr. Georgios Neokleous, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway;     Abstract: Language teacher identity development is a complex and multidimensional process affected by both internal and external factors (Farrell, 2017)....

Preparing future teachers to implement CBI: Attitudes, beliefs, and practices

Prof. Anna Krulatz, Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway;    Abstract: Content-based instruction (CBI), an approach to language teaching in which students are taught language through academic content, has been implemented in a growing number of contexts...

Improving social skills through literature: Mindful reading, diversity, and emotional intelligence

Dr Charlotte Williams, Bismarck State College, the U.S.A.;    Abstract: Many believe that reading fiction can improve empathy, yet this is an exploratory area of research with limited empirical studies. This presentation is a collection of literature based on the current research....

First Language Transfer in Second Language Usage: Italian Prepositions

Elena Sharafutdinova, California State University, Fresno, the U.S.A;         Abstract: This study focuses on cross-linguistic transfer in the acquisition of Italian prepositions by beginner learners, studying Italian as a foreign language, in a U.S....

Grammatical cohesion in translating English media discourse into Arabic

Kais A. Kadhim, Sohar University, Oman;       Abstract: Cohesive markers help to relate words and sentences together in the text. Also, they make the whole text united and meaningful resulting from their functions in linking the sentences. While translating from the SL...