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How angry can you be in French and Italian? Integrating research and teaching for the development of pragmatic competencies in L2 classrooms
(Department of Languages, Flinders University, 2005-08)
In recent years, discourse analysis has contributed to raising language practitioners’ awareness of the pragmatic aspects of culture in language and communication. However, the application of research data to teaching has ...
Socialising learners into emotion communication in a L2: Establishing a link between research data and classroom-based activities. [abstract].
In this paper, we explore ways in which the results of our studies on emotion communication across cultures can be used as a starting point for material and activity design, within a language socialization approach. Starting ...
Flexibility and Interaction at a Distance: A Mixed-Model Environment For Language Learning
This article reports on the process of design and development of two language courses for university students at beginning levels of competence. Following a preliminary experience in a low-tech environment for distance ...
Emotion communication and language socialisation. [abstract].
In this paper, we wish to discuss ways in which cross-cultural pragmatics research can contribute to a language socialisation perspective in second language teaching and learning. We provide some background to our research ...
Learners' Perceptions of a Web-enhanced Learning Environment: Insights from a Longitudinal Study
This article presents the results of a longitudinal study on the perceptions of a web-enhanced learning environment by a group of beginning-level students of Italian. A website was specially designed and implemented as ...