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Background, aims and scope
A joint project of International Language Association and RUDN University publishing research papers, reviews on books, textbooks, articles and periodicals
Training Language and Culture is a peer-reviewed online journal that aims to promote and disseminate research spanning the spectrum of modern language, communication, and culture studies. The Journal is published through collaborative efforts of the International Language Association (Germany) and RUDN University (Peoples' Friendship University of Russia).
The articles presented in TLC provide a diverse range of perspectives and challenging critical reflections on language and cultural training, as well as cultural awareness and international communication. The Journal also aims to cast an insightful look on the challenges connected with testing and assessment of language and cultural awareness.
Training Language and Culture is currently indexed in a variety of acclaimed research databases with more to come
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Editorial board members
Editorial Board of Training Language and Culture is represented by eight members ensuring the quality of research published in the journal
Professor Malyuga is head of Foreign Languages Department (Faculty of Economics, RUDN University), Chairperson of the Business and Vocational Foreign Languages Teachers National Association, Editor-in-Chief of Issues of Applied Linguistics, and joint managing editor of Training Language and Culture.
Her scientific interests include theory and practice of intercultural professional and business communication and sociolinguistics. The author of over 300 publications. Her coursebook, English for Economists, was recommended for universities by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, and Language of Professional Communication (Advertising) was recommended by the Academic Methodological Association of the Russian Federation. Most recent work includes Linguistic Pragmatics of Intercultural Professional and Business Communication - a monograph published by Springer.
Barry is an ICC Board member and Joint Managing Editor of Training Language and Culture. He also founded and facilitates the ICC-recognised Business Cultural Trainers Certificate (BCTC).
Regular reviewer for TLC and a specialist in international communication, cultures, soft power and media. He is the author and coauthor of a number of books on international business culture, including The World's Business Cultures And How to Unlock Them and Cross-Cultural Communication: Theory and Practice. His research interests are in international communication and cultures.
Former chair of the ICC, Robert Williams has over 30 years’ experience in language education as a teacher, teacher trainer, assessor and consultant. He is currently a principal lecturer in the department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Westminster.
Robert has a wide experience in teaching English for business. He taught executives in small groups and on a one to one basis (companies included Kingfisher, Shell, London Stock Exchange). He worked with engineers and commercial sector employees from Siemens, and was the academic manager of pre-sessional MBA and MSc Finance Programmes at City University, London. Robert has been involved in many EU co-funded development projects and also chairs an annual Intercultural Masterclass through UK Trade and Industry and regularly speaks at conferences across Europe and beyond.
Professor Aleksandrova is Head of English Linguistics Department at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Professor Aleksandrova is the author of a raft of manuals and articles devoted to the study of modern English language, its grammar, innovative trends, cognitive linguistic studies and cultural studies.
She is a member of editorial boards in several scientific journals, a member of the Russian Higher Attestation Commission that oversees the awards of advanced academic degrees. She also holds membership in a number of professional associations of linguists and language teachers in Russia and abroad, and has participated in defining the Russian national academic standards in philology for universities.
Anthony Fitzpatrick has been involved in language teaching for over 40 years, in particular in England, Sweden, and Germany. As former Head of Foreign Language Projects at the German Institute for Adult Education (DIE), Anthony was responsible for the development of curricula and language examinations offered in seven European languages including Japanese.
As Director of the ICC (from its founding until 2006), he coordinated the work of over 40 member organisations involved in language teaching in various sectors of education in 16 European countries. Since the launch of the education programmes of the European Commission in 1989, he has been involved in over 20 EC-funded projects, chiefly as project coordinator. He has also initiated and coordinated four major projects at the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe in Graz, Austria, since its founding in 1995.
Michael is CEO of Highdale Consulting and consults for a number of educational organisations. He has worked in language education for 30 years as a teacher, trainer, author, and director and lectures worldwide. Formerly Director of English Language Innovation at the British Council in London, CEO of International House World schools network and Executive Director of Eurocentres USA.
Michael’s focus is on teacher development, intercultural awareness, and the application of digital technology to education. Michael has published a number of articles and textbooks and most recently co-edited Digital Language Learning and Teaching.
Myriam was Director of English Studies at the Volkshochschule in Aschaffenburg, Germany. She is an active teacher trainer and is the project manager of the EUROLTA (European Certificate in Language Teaching to Adults) scheme in Bavaria.
Myriam is also a member of the German work group that developed a language portfolio for adults (accredited by the Council of Europe in July 2006), is a consultant for various publishing companies and has written several English course books. She has been coaching voluntary teachers for German as a second language and has written a teacher training concept accepted by BAMF (the German Ministry of Migration).
Dr Claudia Schuhbeck is a DSc in Education at the Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria. For the past ten years she has developed innovative multicultural programmes for faculty and students at universities in different parts of the world, using the latest technology and neuroscience to increase the effectiveness of the teaching-learning process.
Her research has taken her to different parts of Europe, Asia, and Latin America. She is currently the researcher and the international liaison of European Competence Systems.
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