Využitie destinačných webov vo vyučovaní reálií a interkultúrnej komunikácie (na príklade talianskeho jazyka)

Katarína Klimová & Katarína Krejčí

Univerzita Mateja Bela, Slovensko



These days, language and culture are inseparable part of teaching foreign languages. The way and extent of their integration into foreign language education depends on several factors: (i) type and level of foreign language education (primary, secondary, tertiary, various forms of continual or life-long learning); (ii) attituted to the particular foreign langauge and motivation to learn it; (iii) status of a language including the opportunities of its extending. The topic of the paper is using internet destination websites in teaching foreign languages and developing intercultural communication on the example of Italian language. The paper takes into consideration the fact that two most frequently mentioned motives for learning Italian as a foreign language include a) cultural circumstances (Italian as a language of art and culture) and b) profesional circumstances (Italian as a language of enterprise and travelling). The papaer analyses destination websites of an institucional character as modern and easily accessible medium for sahring cultural contents.  

Key words: Italian, realia, intercultural communication, methodology of teaching, digital text, travelling