Training Language

    and Culture

What is TLC

A joint project of International Language Association and RUDN University

TLC 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).

Aims and Scope

Publishing research papers, reviews on books, textbooks, articles and periodicals

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.


Online submission

Intuitive online submission system available on TLC website


Expert editorial team

International editorial board (Russia, UK, Germany, Austria)


Topical research

Focused exploration of relevant theoretical and practical challenges


Peer review

Quick reviewing process and expert proofreading support



Promotion of research and fast growing reputation across the globe



Indexed in a variety of research databases with more to come

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Linguistics Abstracts

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Google Scholar

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Latest News

TLC Volume 2 Issue 2

TLC News

June 29, 2018

A lot of language is about manipulating opinion and maybe avoiding the truth. Many of our articles this issue address this area of different uses of language. Learn more in TLC Archive.

Conference Feedback

ICC News

June 29, 2018

The ICC Conference 2018 in Santorini was brilliant! Was it because of the volcano? First, thanks to Ozlem Yuges and Ifigenia Georgiadou for organising the logistics. The location (Butari) and excursions could not have been better chosen. Read more in Latest News.

25th Annual ICC Conference

ICC News

June 29, 2018

This year’s annual conference was held in the glorious surroundings of Santorini. Glorious for many reasons. Not only is the island stunning, but the actual conference setting was spectacular and was the perfect backdrop to two days of thought provoking presentation and debate. Read more in Latest News.

8th International Research Conference at RUDN University

RUDN University News

June 29, 2018

On April 19-20, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia hosted the 8th International Research Conference Topical Issues of Linguistics and Teaching Methods in Business and Professional Communication. The conference was organised by the Foreign Languages Department of the Faculty of Economics with contributions from both Russian and international participants representing various universities all over the world. Read more in Latest News.

TLC welcomes quality research

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