Pedagogical and Research Perspectives on Language Education


Isaak Papadopoulos, PhD – Programme Leader, School of Doctoral Studies, UNICAF University, Larnaca, Cyprus
Elena Papadopoulou, PhD – Dean of School of Doctoral Studies, UNICAF University, Larnaca, Cyprus

Series: Languages and Linguistics
BISAC: EDU000000

This book offers a descriptive account of studies, which have been designed and implemented to shed light into the current situation of language education in various national contexts. In particular, the contributors of this book report and reflect on classroom practices, they discuss challenges of applications in diverse contexts based on multimodal activities. Through the careful consideration of the chapters included in the book and the studies presented in each chapter, this book aspires to delve into major aspects of language education examining them from different perspectives and angles.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Teachers’ Views on the Challenges Faced in the Non-Formal Context of Teaching Greek as a Second Language to Refugees/Migrants
Evgenia Berdesi1 and Polyxeni Manoli2
1Deparment of Humanities, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece
2Department Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

Chapter 2. Translanguaging: From Second Language Acquisition Theories to Teaching Practices
Vasiliki Lismani*
Department of Applied Linguistics, Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece

Chapter 3. EFL Reading Comprehension Competence of Primary School Learners in Germany:
The Role of English Programmes and Language Background
Karoline Wirbatz1 and Julia Reckermann2
1Institute of English and American Studies, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
2English Department, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany

Chapter 4. Writing in the Primary English Classroom: A Design-Based Research Study
Anne Schrader
Institute of Primary Education, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany

Chapter 5. Conflict Resolution: A Key Skill in Intercultural (Business) Negotiation
Oana Ursu
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania

Chapter 6. Reflection, Professional Development and Underlying Psychological Dimensions of Teaching
Sviatlana Karpava
Department of English Studies, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

Chapter 7. Regional Tendencies of Primary School Teacher Training in the Benelux Countries
Tetiana Holovatenko and Olga Kotenko
Faculty of Pedagogical Education, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Kyiv, Ukraine

Chapter 8. Digital and Multimedia Technologies in Teaching Foreign Languages to Students of Pedagogical Specialties
Natalia Kosharna, Lada Petryk, Angelika Solomakha, Olga Sytnyk and Olga Loboda
Foreign Languages and Methodologies Department, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Kyiv, Ukraine

Chapter 9. Childhood-Focused Language Training for Learners in Occupational Safety and Health Interventions of Low-Income Countries: A Systematic Critical Review
Reginald Dennis Gwisai
Department of Academics, Unicaf University, Corner, Fourth Floor, Harare, Zimbabwe

Chapter 10. Using ‘TikTok’ as a Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) Application to Examine the Potential Effects on Greek EFL Learners’ Listening and Speaking Skills
Theodoros Michos and Vasilios Zorbas
School of Humanities, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece


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