CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

 

 


OBJECTIVES AND RESEARCH TOPICS

The Centre has been established to foster research in the fields of applied linguistics, pragmatics, contrastive linguistics, corpus linguistics, practice and theory of teaching and learning languages for specific purposes, metadiscourse analysis, multimodal discourse analysis, terminology and translation topics, language and culture interface, etc.

Our main research topics include investigating the experience of learning languages in the specific context – professional and/or academic, language learning strategies and  teaching methodology , all aspects of the language of science and the language of tourism and hospitality,  developing specific communicative competences in LSP, evaluating theoretical positions in applied linguistics and LSP, cultural aspects of learning/teaching LSP, needs analysis.

Other professional interests include continuous improvement and development of special language curricula and the elements of the teaching process at tertiary level in accordance with the CEFRL and the Bologna Process. Finally, the Centre also facilitates establishing cooperation with other similar centres in our country and internationally.


PROJECTS:

Using Dictionaries in Teaching English for Specific Purposes in Tertiary Education, Project No. 142-451-3684/2017- 01/01, financially supported by the Secretariat for Higher Education and Scientific Research of Vojvodina, Serbia (Faculty of Sciences was the project partner – dr Ljiljana Knežević was a researcher); dr Sabina Halupka Rešetar (Faculty of Philosophy) was the project leader).


COLLABORATIONS:  

Established collaboration in the field of foreign language education with the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Minho, Portugal within the Erasmus+ Teaching and Staff Training Mobility Programmes.


MEMBERS

dr Ljiljana Kneževićljiljana.knezevic@dbe.uns.ac.rs

mr Dragana Vuković Vojnovićdragana.vukovic.vojnovic@dgt.uns.ac.rs

mr Stanka Radojičićstanka.radojicic@dgt.uns.ac.rs

Marija Nićinmarija.nicin@dgt.uns.ac.rs

Dejan Kneževićdejan.knezevic@dgt.uns.ac.rs


CONTACT PERSON:

Dragana Vuković Vojnović

dragana.vukovic.vojnovic@dgt.uns.ac.rs

tel:+381 21 485 2844