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Словакистиката в чужбина и лекторатите по словашки език и култура по света
Slovak Studies Abroad and Lectorates of Slovak Language and Culture at Universities Worldwide

Author(s): Miloslav Vojtech
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Foreign languages learning, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language acquisition, Cognitive linguistics, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Higher Education , State/Government and Education, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Stylistics
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: Slovak studies abroad; lectorates of Slovak language and culture; criteria for lectors; qualification presupposition; methodical and financial support

Summary/Abstract: The paper discusses Slovak studies abroad focusing on lectorates of Slovak language and culture worldwide. It describes a current form of their functioning based on international bilateral contracts and contracts between universities, as well as the position of Slovak studies in the frame of philological and Slavic education at foreign universities, and current dynamics reflected in numbers of lectors (since some lectorates abroad were closed whereas others were established). The paper also mentions criteria for lectors of Slovak language and culture abroad, namely qualification requirements, selection process, models of financing lectorates as well as issues related to the labour code and legal issues. The paper also describes forms of the methodical support for lectors in the area of Slovak as a foreign language, namely preparing and distributing didactic materials, textbooks and methodical guidelines, seminars, summer schools, scholarships, mobilities, as well as accredited programmes of further professional preparation of lectors

  • Issue Year: 47/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 35-43
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian