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Comparative Analysis of the Textual Competence of Bulgarian Students in English as a Foreign Language, and in Bulgarian
Comparative Analysis of the Textual Competence of Bulgarian Students in English as a Foreign Language, and in Bulgarian

Author(s): Albena Nikolova
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Foreign languages learning, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Language acquisition, Cognitive linguistics, School education, Adult Education, Higher Education , History of Education, Philology, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Stylistics
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: comparative study; textual competence; narrative competence; text structure; cohesion

Summary/Abstract: This article aims to present a comparative analysis of the textual competence of Bulgarian students in English as a foreign language, and in Bulgarian. The corpus includes narrative and argumentative essays in English and Bulgarian, on the basis of which the tested persons’ skills in both languages are assessed. The texts are analyzed against criteria such as text structure, macro structure and cohesion. Attention is paid to language facts such as vocabulary/lexis, grammar,phraseology and syntactic structures.

  • Issue Year: 43/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 171-181
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English