The use of authentic dictionaries as a source of cultural information in the process of studying English



The article regards one of the most important aspects of the foreign language studying, namely including linguistic and culture information in the process of studying. Every concept usually have some special use and functioning in foreign language and culture, one of the English special cultural concepts being gentleman. The students have to find the meaning of the specific concepts using the authentic dictionaries which enlarges and broadens their knowledge of English. But the concept should also be learnt in literary texts.

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Keywords: lingvokulturologicheskij competence, cultural context, language world, linguistic and cultural norm

Journal rubric: Linguodidactics and Innovations.Psychological Basis of Learning Languages and Cultures.

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Bezkorovaynaya G.T. The use of authentic dictionaries as a source of cultural information in the process of studying English [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2014. Vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 30–35. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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