Language does not exist in isolation; it is intricately intertwined with the culture that nurtures it. Through a profound understanding of culture, learners of a foreign language gain a deeper and more nuanced perspective. This article aims to showcase a
Integrating role-playing games (RPGs) into language education proves beneficial for students with diverse backgrounds, offering a dynamic way to practice communication skills in contextualized scenarios. The proposed didactic approach, inspired by the film ‘7 años’ (Roger Gual, 2016), emphasizes the
Linguistic multiculturalism in Spain, with its diverse languages and cultures, offers a rich field of study. While Castilian is the official language, regional languages like Catalan, Basque, and Galician provide opportunities for research on various aspects. This presentation specifically explores
This article examines the global proliferation of the English language and raises concerns about the potential implications of teaching English as a form of linguistic imperialism. The debate centers on whether educators should adopt an exclusive use of the target
Despite being a small-scale project, it shows promising results. The comprehensive and collaborative approach allows dynamic experiences of interculturality among pairs. Multilingualism in the project leads to multiculturalism, aligning with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which emphasizes
Our investigation of the term “Wesh” explores its political connotations, historical evolution, and diverse usage in everyday conversations, uncovering social barriers linked to its origins, patterns, and interpretations. Utilizing a comprehensive collection of scholarly sources, our methodology enriches our understanding
At the beginning of this new year, five experts from the IÉSEG centers of excellence and research, including ICIE Coordinator Grant DOUGLAS , outline some of the key issues or trends they will be following this year in their fields.
Global firms’ press releases are often written in English, the lingua franca of business. But research by ICIE member Chavi Chi-Yun FLETCHER-CHEN and her co-authors highlights that the choice of words and phrasing, which depends largely on the culture of