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A semantico-pragmatic view on interjections, autor Roxana Săvulescu

In my previous paper on interjections1 I mentioned my intentions with reference to the de-structuring of the linguistic status of the interjection as category. Having already drawn a brief presentation of how interjections are catalogued in traditional grammar, I have reached that which may be described as the edge between the ‘de-structuring’ approach and [...]

Interjections at the origins of language, autor Roxana Săvulescu

After the presentation of the traditional grammar approach on interjections I have synthesized the main linguistic grounds determining the marginal status of the interjection as linguistic category, viz. phonological aberrance, emotions as core meaning, (lexical) non- productivity and syntactic independence. Mention is to be made that I attached counterarguments to each, i.e. only more [...]

Integrating Skills Through Films. Film As the English Classroom. Practical Considerations, author Roxana Săvulescu

This e-book is intended as a neatly structured presentation of the main techniques and activities a teacher can employ when using film in class; hence its practical nature, also found in the final experimental section. Last but not least, the whole paper itself is by no means an analysis of film or any of [...]

Integrating Skills Through Films. Film in the English Classroom. Theoretical Background, author Roxana Săvulescu

Though not new, the use of video, films and DVDs in the English classroom has only recently started to gain field. Not long ago, a teacher would list the following ingredients of a perfect lesson – engaging topic, natural flow of activities, integrated skills, pair and group work, and above all ‘listening’ as a [...]