Cultural understanding in foreign language teaching



Cultural Diversity, Knowledge Diversity and Innovation
Erdil, Erkan; Özman Gossart, Müge (2013-01-01)
Cultural production and urban locality in the fields of jazz and fashion design
İlkuçan, Altan; Rittersberger Tılıç, Helga İda; Department of Sociology (2013)
This study aims to analyze the relationship between cultural producers in Istanbul and the wider processes of neoliberal urban restructuring that takes in their surroundings. The study uses a Bourdieusian framework to uncover such relationships between cultural producers and external influences on their respective fields. By focusing on the case of two fields (jazz and fashion design) as located in Kuledibi, Galata, the study aims to establish a localized perspective to the relationship between the cultural...
Cultural Storytellings in Quantum Science and Technology Education
Chiofalo, Marilù; Anupam, Aditya; Bondani, Maria; Ercan, Ilke; Goorney, Simon; Michelini, Marisa; Santi, Lorenzo; Seskir, Zeki; Sherson, Jacob; Stefanel, Alberto; Yago Malo, Jorge; Sürer, Elif; Weidner, Carrie; Zabello, Olga (2022-07-05)
The field of Quantum Science and Technologies (QST) has the potential to generate significant changes in every citizen’s lives, and so a carefully designed approach to its formal and informal education activities is essential. In this contribution, we reflect on the functions of outreach in developing the modern scientific mind, discuss its essential importance in the modern society of rapid technological development, and propose a novel framework, Culturo-scientific storytelling. In a manner consisten...
Cultural Risk Assessment in Construction Projects
Buqammaz, A,; Dikmen Toker, İrem; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat (2006-11-29)
Construction projects are subject to diverse risk factors which may influence project participants' performance and eventually quality of the constructed projects. One of the significant risk factors is cultural risk that stems from the characteristics of a multi-cultural project environment. Therefore, it is essential to analyze causes and consequences of cultural risk when a construction organization decides to perform projects where different cultures of project parties may cause conflicts in the working...
Systemic-structural approaches, world-system analysis and the study of foreign policy
Tayfur, M.Fatih (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Ankara, Turkey), 2000-12-1)
This article aims to review and compare the systemic-structural approaches to international relations, and their impact on the study of foreign policy. Yet, the specific objective of this essay is to discuss, ‘The Modern World-System Approach’ which has been, mostly, less well understood or misunderstood, or misinterpreted by the students of international relations and foreign policy analysis. In the era of ‘globalisation’, re-visiting the systemic-structural approaches, and especially ‘the modern world-sys...
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Ç. Hatipoğlu, “Cultural understanding in foreign language teaching,” presented at the 11th International Idea Conference Studies in English (2017), Ankara, Türkiye, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: