Journal of Language and Cultural Education

issue 2014/3 (September 2014)

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Table of contents 

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Teaching literature in contemporary education: The National Curriculum for Literature in Cyprus

Afroditi Athanasopoulou



Enriching literature-in-English instruction in the context of informal school literary clubs in Nigeria

David O. Fakeye & Ruth  Adebile



Teaching global English to overseas students

Krzysztof Polok



Code-switching as a foundation for including multilingualism in English as a foreign language education

Niels de Jong



Creativity features of SMS texts in French by Anglophone teachers and learners of the French language

Ndobo Eugenie Grace Essoh, Veronica E. Odey & Floribert Patrick Calvain Endong



Parameters for Assessing the Effectiveness of Language Learning Strategies

Itamar Shatz



A Comparative Study of Phonological System of Kurdish Varieties

Hiwa Asadpour & Maryam Mohammadi



Some remarks on recent trends in lexicography

Anna Włodarczyk-Stachurska


(Multi)cultural inspirations in humanistic development of contemporary students

Aneta Rogalska-Marasińska



Cultural Customs and Hot Pot: A Case Study of One Sri Lankan Student’s Manner at the Party     

Xiaochi  Zhang



Literary Studies in the Age of Mechanical Thinking

Anton Pokrivčák



Patterns of Wisdom in the Old English Poem Andreas

Mária Kiššová



Human feelings mirrored in metaphors: The Collector by John Fowles

Katarina P. Držajić



Constructing “Twin-Tower Identities”: Reflections on September 11 in Arab American Poetry

Zuzana Tabačková



Food as the Representation of Social Conventions in Victorian Female Novel

Agata Buda



Mythologizing the discourse: Vincent van Gogh in the press of the People’s Republic of Poland

Anna Sikora-Sabat





Art in Foreign Language Education

Ivana Žemberová







Explorations in American Life and Culture

Eva Homolová





Foreign Languages and Cultures 2014, Nitra 2014

Ivana Žemberová





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Research papers


Classroom Research in Pre-Service Teacher Training: A Case Study

Zuzana Straková


Change in Beliefs on Language Learning of BA Students in Language Teaching

Jitka Crhová & Ma. Del Rocío Domínguez Gaona


Development of Critical and Creative Thinking Skills in CLIL

Dana Hanesová


Romani Language Assessment of Roma Children

Hristo Kyuchukov


Ways of Developing Methodological Competencies of Literature Students

Jakov Sabljić


Graphic Novels in Foreign Language Teaching

Ivana Cimermanová


World Tree, Rosa Mundi, Ship as World Artistic Discourses: Mythological Roots and Representation in Arts

Inna Makarova


“The Huck Finn novel: Faulkner’s Revision of Twain

Ahmed Elnimeiri


The Academic Novel in the Context of Contemporary Croatian Literature

Tina Varga Oswald


Evaluation of France Prešeren’s Poem

Zoran Božič


Regulating Roma Language and Culture in Central Europe

William New


 “It’s not important where you are, it’s important what you are”:

International Armenian Cultural Education as a Strategy for Language Maintenance

Anke al-Bataineh


Enhancing Nigerian Students’ Intercultural Competence and Achievement in Social Studies Through Outdoor Activities

S. O. Ajitoni


Singing Identities: Expressing British Identities in Sporting Song from the Late Victorian Era to the Eve of the First World War

Paul Newsham


Transformative Rhetoric: How Obama Became the New Face of America. A Linguistic Analysis

Orly Kayam


Illocution & Modality: The Case of the Imperative in English & Serbian

Marijana M. Prodanovic


Slavonic Element in Jewish American English: The Case of Human-specific Vocabulary Items

Anna Dziama





Our Common Pedagogical Dilemma: Designing Literary Essay Assignments Not Easily Bought or “Found”

Kathy Nixon


Facing Grammar Problems with the Aid of Lexicographic Tools

Marta Dick-Bursztyn


Translation – A Showdown between Languages and Cultures

Kujtim Ramadani





Learning a Language through Creeping into Its Culture

Zuzana Tabačková