The educational process in the modern University: mass culture and critical thinking

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Abstract

This article deals with the question of use of mass culture in the course of ELT practice. In particular we are interested in the potential and the advantages of mass culture as a teaching tool concerning the modern approaches to communicative education.

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Keywords: mass culture, multicultural social space, CLT, techniques of intensive teaching.

Journal rubric: Intercultural Communication and Problems of Globalization: Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Zenkevich I.V., Mikhailova A.E. The educational process in the modern University: mass culture and critical thinking [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2014. Vol. 1, no. 3 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Irina V. Zenkevich, senior lecturer of the Department of Linguodidactics and Intercultural Communication, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3733-9388, e-mail: zenkevichiv@mgppu.ru

Anastasiya E. Mikhailova, PhD in Philology, Associate professor of the Linguodidactics and Cross-cultural Department of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: mygoogroom@gmail.com

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