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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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Cognitive models and language education: Towards a cognitively-oriented coursebook (Danuta Stanulewicz)

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Cognitive models and language education: Towards a cognitively-oriented coursebook1

Danuta Stanulewicz

University of Gdańsk

Abstract: Cognitive linguists have raised several important issues which are relevant to teaching foreign/second languages. These issues include, inter alia, categorization, metaphors and cognitive models.

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