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Language Education

Controversies, Observations and Proposals

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Edited By Danuta Stanulewicz, Karolina Janczukowicz and Małgorzata Rocławska-Daniluk

This collection of papers explores various issues in English language teaching in Poland, mainly at the secondary and tertiary levels. The topics include Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), and e-learning. The contributions also deal with teaching public speaking, pronunciation and writing. The contributors explore language education from the perspective of cognitive linguistics and propose solutions concerning English for Specific Purposes (Technical Writing in English and Maritime English) as well. The book also investigates teaching not only languages but also, inter alia, geography and linguistics, concentrating on the use of metaphors, prototypes and cognitive models.

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Teaching Maritime English: Selected aspects (Michał Golubiewski)

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Teaching Maritime English: Selected aspects

Michał Golubiewski

University of Gdańsk

Abstract: This chapter is an attempt to call attention to some problems connected with teaching Maritime English. That particular variety of the English language displays some peculiarities which need to be taken into consideration in the teaching process. The sociolinguistic aspects of the mentioned professiolect should be taken into account at all stages of preparing a course, including course design, the syllabus and materials design.

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