1. bookVolume 9 (2013): Issue 2 (December 2013)
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The Culture Awareness Process and the SEEU Mission

Published Online: 20 Nov 2014
Volume & Issue: Volume 9 (2013) - Issue 2 (December 2013)
Page range: 27 - 41
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1857-8462
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English
Abstract

In the field of language education there are 4 basic skills that are essential in the process of teaching and learning: reading, writing, listening and speaking. In many teaching methodology publications, all these skills are integrated in one particular learning context. However, in the cultural context of Macedonia, although the reality is multicultural there is an element that shadows almost every learning/teaching material and that is the cultural aspect. It is important to be aware that treating culture as a fifth skill widens the horizon of teaching foreign languages which might be interesting and thorny at the same time in the SEEU context. In the last part of the paper, besides the data interpretation and the conclusion, a list of some well known teaching techniques and practices in foreign language methodology is provided.

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