Ecolinguistic approach to foreign language teaching on the example of English

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Janina Wiertlewska


The paper deals with the problem of balance maintenance of natural languages in the context of foreign language teaching. A new paradigm of foreign language teaching in the following triad: native language – global language – second foreign language is proposed. Translingualism is treated as the only means of maintaining linguistic balance between natural languages viewed from an ecolinguistic perspective.


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Wiertlewska, J. (2011). Ecolinguistic approach to foreign language teaching on the example of English. Glottodidactica. An International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 37, 141-151.


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