From The Panther Skin to the Translations of the Holy Books by Georgian Jews - Linguistic Parallels

  • Author : "Reuven Enoch (Ruben Enukashvili)"
  • Topic : "Vocabulary; translation, Georgian-Jewish linguistic relations; linguistic parallels"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19001
  • received : 01.08.2021
  • revised: 02.09.2021
  • accepted : 22.11.2021
  • Pages : 1-7
  • Abstract : In the present paper, we will discuss some of the linguistic parallels that exist between the panther and these translations. Of course, such parallels can be inferred if the above assumption about the timing of the translation is correct and, on the othe
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The Subordinate Clause with Simple Object Hypotaxic Constructions in Svan

  • Author : "Nato Shavreshiani"
  • Topic : "Svan language, Syntax, Sentence, Construction"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19002
  • received : 02.08.2021
  • revised: 03.09.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 8-15
  • Abstract : The paper presents such hypotactic constructions in Svan, where the subordinate clause is a simple object and plays the role of a simple object to any member of the principal clause, explains and clarifies the meaning of the simple object expressed by the
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General Linguistic Aspects of Borrowed Svan Vocabulary

  • Author : "Medea Sagliani"
  • Topic : "Vocabulary, Phonetics, Semantics"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19003
  • received : 10.05
  • revised: 06.06
  • accepted : 09.11.2021
  • Pages : 16-25
  • Abstract : This paper presents general conclusions on all aspects related to word borrowing, taking into account the borrowing-adaptation of foreign-language lexical units assimilated into Svan from Georgian- Zan, as well as North Caucasus, Western European, Russi
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Raising EU Awareness in Ethnic MinorityAreas - Following the One Example of a JeanMonnet Project “Triangle Effect of European Studies at Schools” (TEESS)

  • Author : "Guranda Chelidze, Ekaterine Kardava, Zurab Bragvadz"
  • Topic : "EU, TEESS, ethnic minority, awareness, public schools, handbook for history and civic education teachers."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19004
  • received : 10.06
  • revised: 01.09
  • accepted : 09.11.2021
  • Pages : 26-44
  • Abstract : In the context of European Integration of Georgia, great importance is attached to the knowledge and expectations of the population, including the ethnic minorities, regarding Georgia’s integration in the EU and implementation of the EU-Georgia Associat
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Needs Analysis in English Language Teaching of Medical Students in Kazakhstan

  • Author : "Gulzhana Kuzembayeva & Banu Zhakanova"
  • Topic : "needs analysis, English language teaching, university, medical students, English for specific purposes."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19005
  • received : 12.09.2021
  • revised: 15.10.2021
  • accepted : 12.11.2021
  • Pages : 45-55
  • Abstract : Teaching English at higher education institutions regardless of students’ area of specialization ignores their individual differences, needs, wishes, interests and goals. The most important and problematic question in teaching and learning is whether th
  • Download : 5. Needs Analysis in English Language Teaching.pdf


First Person and Second Person Markers as Representatives of a Case in a Verb Form

  • Author : "Nino Bagration-davitashvili"
  • Topic : "Category of person, Inversion, system, reprezentatives, case"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19006
  • received : 10.09.2021
  • revised: 13.09.2021
  • accepted : 12.11.2021
  • Pages : 56-65
  • Abstract : There are many various opinions regarding the definition of the person category in the scientific literature. A. Shanidze defines person category in three aspects: ”which person”, “what kind of person” and “quantity” - how many persons are represented i
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Use of electronic feedback in second language writing: teachers' and students' views

  • Author : "Liliya Makovskaya"
  • Topic : "electronic feedback, second-language writing, undergraduate students, Google Docs"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19007
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 15.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 66-73
  • Abstract : Feedback has always been considered important in second language writing. Quite recently due to various reasons, electronic feedback has become one of the frequently applied types (Zareekbatani, 2015; Ene & Upton, 2018). The aim of the research study wa
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Teaching a Second (Foreign) Language in Diverse Classes

  • Author : "Naira Bepievi"
  • Topic : "Second Language, Foreign Language, Teaching, Diversity, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Phonetics, Morphology, Syntax"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19008
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 17.10.2021
  • accepted : 12.11.2021
  • Pages : 74-80
  • Abstract : In diverse classes, that is, in classes in which multilingual students study, the difficulties that accompany the teaching of a second language (foreign language) should be taken into account. In schools where the Ossetian language is taught, Georgians
  • Download : 8. Teaching a Second (Foreign) Language in Diverse.pdf


The process of acquiring the heritage or home language by children in immigrant families

  • Author : "Akram Khosravi"
  • Topic : "heritage language. Immigration. Language acquisition. Mother tongue"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.19009
  • received : 10.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 81-87
  • Abstract : In this study, we are researching the impact of immigration on acquiring the heritage language in Iranian immigrant families to Georgia whose children age was between 3 to 15 years. The methodology used in this research is a survey study in the Iranian
  • Download : 9. The process of acquiring the heritage or home.pdf


Research of Developing the Oral-communication Skill while ERT

  • Author : "Nino Chitishvili"
  • Topic : "distant, oral-communication, development, teaching, pandemic."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190010
  • received : 14.09.2021
  • revised: 14.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 88-94
  • Abstract : 2020 started in a hard way for the whole world and it was a remarkably tough year for the educational system. On the 12th March the World Health Organization announced the Pandemic, which changed many things for Georgia and for the whole world. Georgia
  • Download : 10. Research of Developing the Oral-communication.pdf


The second language acquisition: problems and challenges for Georgian Deaf community

  • Author : "Tamar Makharoblidze"
  • Topic : "Sign languages, Georgian sign language – GESL, Second language acquisition, Multilingual education, Inclusive studies"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190011
  • received : 12.09.2021
  • revised: 13.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 95-100
  • Abstract : As stated in the title, the paper is devoted to the issue of second language acquisition by Deaf people in Georgia, describing the current situation and the challenges. There are about 2500 Deaf and hard of hearing residents in Georgia. Being the lingui
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TED talks as listening activities in the ESP classroom

  • Author : "Tamar Kekelidze & Guranda Kukuladze"
  • Topic : "listening skill, ESP, social and political sciences, TED talks"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190012
  • received : 15.09.2021
  • revised: 13.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 101-112
  • Abstract : The paper aims at showing how a well-known website ‘TED talks’ is used for creating listening activities in the ESP classroom in order to achieve the main goal which is to develop active listeners. It is needed when one is talking to another person (int
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Teaching grammar in context and multilingual environment

  • Author : "Giguashvili Tsisana & Sanaia Dali"
  • Topic : "Grammar constructions, context, multilingual, strategies."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190013
  • received : 10.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 112-118
  • Abstract : Multilingual environment has always been characteristic to Georgian reality. Today, due to current political or economic changes multilingualism has impacted the various fields including education. In this respect, Tbilisi State University is no excepti
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Teaching grammar in context and multilingual environment

  • Author : "Babulia (Khatuna) Akhobadze"
  • Topic : "CLIL, economics, English language, HEI’s."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190014
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 13.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 119-126
  • Abstract : The Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) method focuses on teaching the main subject through a foreign language. This method is already successfully used in various around the world no specific formula or textbook exists so far. Based on the
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Issues of mastering new vocabulary in Georgian, as in the process of learning a second language

  • Author : "Maia Kikvadze"
  • Topic : "vocabulary, assimilation, group, process"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190015
  • received : 10.09.2021
  • revised: 15.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 127-134
  • Abstract : Study and acquisition of the second language primary foresees gradual development of the lexis. A rich lexicon of the person directly promotes easy acquisition of the second language. In our reality, at Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, we deal w
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Grammatical-pragmatic aspects of teaching verb forms to non-Georgian speakers

  • Author : "Rusudan Saginadze"
  • Topic : "learning, teaching, Verb construction, Language learner, Semantics"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190016
  • received : 12.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 135-146
  • Abstract : For non-Georgian speakers, in the process of teaching the Georgian language, it is crucial to overcome the problems that accompany the understanding, comprehension and mastering of verb forms. The complexity and diversity that is characteristic to the G
  • Download : 16. Grammatical-pragmatic aspects of teaching verb.pdf


Linguistic formulas - a priority of modern teaching

  • Author : "Nana Shavtvaladze"
  • Topic : "grammar, teaching, foreign, language, material,Georgian language abroad, word building, postpositions, adverb"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190017
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 18.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 147-151
  • Abstract : We have the variety of forms, ways, methods, strategies of teaching in the 21st century. It`s important to achieve the goal, to gain the result, to perceive the given materials. Everyone is free to choose any ways from the given approaches. Most of the
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We have the variety of forms, ways, methods, strategies of teaching in the 21st century. It`s important to achieve the goal, to gain the result, to perceive the given materials. Everyone is free to choose any ways from the given approaches. Most of the te

  • Author : "Zaal Kikvidze"
  • Topic : "glossonymics; language names; university education"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190018
  • received : 11.09.2021
  • revised: 13.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 152-164
  • Abstract : Glossonymics (
  • Download : 18. Glossonymics as a University Curricular Reality.pdf


Word Meaning, Androcentrism, and Language Acquisition (Based on a survey of English proverbs)

  • Author : "Ana Lemonjava"
  • Topic : "androcentrism, English as L2, proverbs, survey"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190019
  • received : 12.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 165-172
  • Abstract : In our days second language acquisition is not just an option but rather a necessity, particularly, when it is about English which is a global lingua franca. It is a permanent process involving consideration both of constantly updating methods and techn
  • Download : 19. Word Meaning, Androcentrism, and Language.pdf


The Use of Popular Songs and Films in Overcoming the Typical Mistakes of Georgian Learners of English

  • Author : "Irine Demetradze"
  • Topic : "language interference, typical error, lyrics, film fragment, foreign language teaching."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190020
  • received : 15.09.2021
  • revised: 13.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 173-181
  • Abstract : The paper focuses on the typical mistakes of Georgian learners of English. The students’ errors are usually caused by native language interference. The theoretical framework embraces the works of Lado, 1957; Corder, 1981; Spicher & Sweeney, 2007; Salced
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The Significance of Critical Thinking in Text Comprehension

  • Author : "Nino Kemertelidze & Meri Giorgadze"
  • Topic : "Critical thinking, text comprehension, background knowledge, effectiveness."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190021
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 15.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 182-187
  • Abstract : What is critical thinking? It is rather difficult to give an exact definition of this interesting phenomenon as the opinions of scholars vary. The majority of linguists consider that critical thinking is a complex process using inquiry strategies, formi
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Some Interesting Internet Resources and Activities for Teaching a Foreign Language (English) Online

  • Author : "Khatuna Gelashvili"
  • Topic : "online teaching, the second/foreign language, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), sharing experience, online teaching resources"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190022
  • received : 11.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 188-194
  • Abstract : Is online teaching worse than the one in the classroom? No, it is different and sometimes even better, only teachers should be aware of available resources and techniques in order to use peculiarities of online teaching effectively. We should know when
  • Download : 22. Some Interesting Internet Resources and Activities for.pdf


Expressing volition, imposition and latency through causatives

  • Author : "Mariam Orkodashvili"
  • Topic : "causative, causation, volition, imposition, latency"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190023
  • received : 14.09.2021
  • revised: 18.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 195-207
  • Abstract : The present study analyzes the different ways in which causative structures in these languages express the ideas of causation, volition vs imposition, and temporal sequencing of actions. The examples have been gathered from media discourse (written and
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Problems of teaching verb categories (contact, version and passive voice) of the Georgian language to non-native speakers

  • Author : "Nana Saganelidze"
  • Topic : "Georgian, contact, version, passive voice, formation"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190024
  • received : 11.09.2021
  • revised: 15.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 208-217
  • Abstract : Teaching Georgian to non-native speakers, it is important to focus on categories students' first languages lack or express them in a different way. The paper discusses the formation of indirect contact, neutral version, and passive voice in verbs. Infixe
  • Download : 24. Problems of teaching verb categories (contact, version and.pdf


Functions and Frequency of Using Code-switching in CLIL Lesson

  • Author : "Khatuna Buskivadze"
  • Topic : "Attitudes, Bilingualism, Code-Switching, CLIL, Conversational analysis, Interactional Sociolinguistics."
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190025
  • received : 10.09.2021
  • revised: 12.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 218-231
  • Abstract : The aim of the present study is to investigate the sociolinguistic functions and frequency of Teacher’s Code Switching (CS) in the content and language integrated (CLIL) Lesson. Furthermore, our purpose is to reveal students’ and teacher’s attitudes towar
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Developing English speaking skills through written translation

  • Author : "Lela Bolkvadze"
  • Topic : "bilingualism, translation, automaticity, fluency, cognition"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190026
  • received : 03.09.2021
  • revised: 05.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 232-236
  • Abstract : The article deals with problems of acquiring English speaking skills by adult learners and represents an attempt to determine the influence of written speech on the development of oral speech and define the role of translation in this process, based on wh
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Research of Developing the Oral-communication Skill while ERT (Emergency Remote Teaching) (in the example of teaching English for Bachelor’s degree at Higher Educational Institutions of Georgia)

  • Author : "Nino Chitishvili"
  • Topic : "distant, oral-communication, development, teaching, pandemic"
  • Issue : 55
  • DOI : 10.22333/ijme.2021.190027
  • received : 17.09.2021
  • revised: 18.10.2021
  • accepted : 11.11.2021
  • Pages : 237-242
  • Abstract : 2020 started in a hard way for the whole world and it was a remarkably tough year for the educational system. On the 12th March the World Health Organization announced the Pandemic, which changed many things for Georgia and for the whole world. Georgia sh
  • Download : 27. Research of Developing the Oral-communication Skill while ERT.pdf