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Aim: Identify mechanism of metaphors through which human beings comprehend abstract concepts and perform abstract reasoning.

PROJECT WORK TOPICS LCS.

#1

Theme: CONCEPT AS THE BASIC UNIT OF LINGUOCULTURAL STUDIES

Aim: Identifythe difference between a word and concept.

General OBLIGATORY Instructions:

  • Use Power Point to design creative slides and present the information
  • Use various visual aids to illustrate examples
  • Bring statistics and necessary data in schemes
  • Remember to mention the resources you used to analyze
  • Each group member must equally contribute to project development
  • Remember to mention the sources of information. Use footnotes

Stage #1: Theoretical base

1. The notion concept in linguocultural studies.

2. Different approaches to concept

Stage #2: The difference between a word and concept. Fact Sheet.

  1. The concept definitions by different authors.
  2. Concept as an ideal content and any thinking unit.

Stage #3: Presentation of the project

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#2

Theme: IS TRANSLATION FROM ONE CULTURE TO ANOTHER POSSIBLE AND IF SO UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS?

Aim: Identify the linguistic and cultural differences between the source language and culture and that of the target audience for the translation.

General OBLIGATORY Instructions:

  • Use Power Point to design creative slides and present the information
  • Use various visual aids to illustrate examples
  • Bring statistics and necessary data in schemes
  • Remember to mention the resources you used to analyze
  • Each group member must equally contribute to project development
  • Remember to mention the sources of information. Use footnotes

Stage #1: Theoretical base

1. Translating Cultures. Perspectives on Translation and Anthropology

2. The relationship between translation and the conceptual framework of anthropology

Stage #2: Translation in anthropology. Fact Sheet.

  1. Translation is a re-codification, a transfer of codes.
  2. Translation always has political implications.
  3. The art and act of translation is never neutral.

Stage #3: Presentation of the project

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#3

Theme: METAPHOR AS THE WAY OF CULTURAL PRESENTATION

Aim: Identify metaphorical character of much of the vocabulary

 

General OBLIGATORY Instructions:

Use Power Point to design creative slides and present the information

Use various visual aids to illustrate examples

Bring statistics and necessary data in schemes

Remember to mention the resources you used to analyze

Each group member must equally contribute to project development

Remember to mention the sources of information. Use footnotes

Stage #1: Theoretical base

1. Types of metaphor

2. Differences in metaphors within one culture

Stage #2: Human cognition largely depends on metaphors. Fact Sheet.



1. The use of metaphors in everyday communication, politics, education, science etc.

2. Metaphors are used unconsciously and automatically

Stage #3: Presentation of the project

#4

Theme: METAPHORS AS REFLECTION OF OUR UNDERSTANDING OF LIFE.

Aim: Identify mechanism of metaphors through which human beings comprehend abstract concepts and perform abstract reasoning.

 

General OBLIGATORY Instructions:

Use Power Point to design creative slides and present the information

Use various visual aids to illustrate examples

Bring statistics and necessary data in schemes

Remember to mention the resources you used to analyze.

Each group member must equally contribute to project development.

Remember to mention the sources of information. Use footnotes.

 


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