List of publications on a keyword: «background knowledge»
Revisiting the Problem of Correlation of Language Units With Units of Culture in the Language Teaching AspectBook ChapterCulture. Science. Education: Current Issues
- Anna M. Lesokhina
- Work direction:
- Глава 1. Культура
- A problem of defining and structuring cultural information in relation to cultural studies and linguistics is raised in the article. The purpose of the author in theoretical aspect is to give definition of linguistic and cultural information and select its unit and in pragmatic aspect is to include linguistic and cultural information in foreign languages learning content. During the study of the problem raised in the article the following research methods were applied: theoretical analysis of the cultural, linguistic and psychology and pedagogical literature on problem stated above, study and analysis of language training of potential foreign language teachers in order to identify effective methods of cultural concept introduction in content of language and multicultural education, analysis of textbooks, manuals and programs, best practices, research and experimental work. The author of the article presents a definition of background information based on structure of its unit – cultural concept. In the pragmatic aspect an attempt was made in order to include background information in foreign languages learning content. The criteria for selecting cultural concepts as a unit of study were defined. In the author's opinion, a cultural concept can be considered a unit of learning content in the foreign language teaching methodology.
- background knowledge, background information, cultural concept, linguistic consciousness, unit of learning content, selection criteria