Year 2016, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 167 - 173 2016-01-29

A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching
A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching / Yunan Masallarındaki Basmakalıp Sözler ve Dil Öğretimindeki Kültürel Etkileri Üzerine Bir Çalışma

Smaragda PAPADOPOULOU [1]


In our study we examine teaching mother tongue through faire and folk tales from the perspectives of recognizing clichés in fairy tales and myths, idiomatic phrases which work as morals, proverbs and very specific phrases of traditional tales’. We suggest that formulaic language can be involved in children’s language games at school and become a methodological tool for innovative approaches in Language and Teaching especially at the primary education. We search the sources from Greek traditional tales that could serve as teaching material for this option of teaching formulaic language in mother tongue. Cultural and geographical implications of the examples applied are noted as a suggestion for further discussion.

Mother tongue education, formulaic language, Greek tales, culture, clichés
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Author: Smaragda PAPADOPOULOU

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Publication Date : January 29, 2016

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APA PAPADOPOULOU, S . (2016). A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching. Ana Dili Eğitimi Dergisi , 4 (1) , 167-173 . DOI: 10.16916/aded.64870
MLA PAPADOPOULOU, S . "A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching". Ana Dili Eğitimi Dergisi 4 (2016 ): 167-173 <http://www.anadiliegitimi.com/en/issue/24587/260300>
Chicago PAPADOPOULOU, S . "A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching". Ana Dili Eğitimi Dergisi 4 (2016 ): 167-173
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ISNAD PAPADOPOULOU, Smaragda . "A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching". Ana Dili Eğitimi Dergisi 4 / 1 (January 2016): 167-173 . https://doi.org/10.16916/aded.64870
AMA PAPADOPOULOU S . A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching. Lisans. 2016; 4(1): 167-173.
Vancouver PAPADOPOULOU S . A Study of Formulaic Language in Traditional Greek Tales and Its Cultural Implications in Language Teaching. Ana Dili Eğitimi Dergisi. 2016; 4(1): 173-167.