Aleksandra Radovanović

Aleksandra Radovanović
University of Kragujevac · Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja

PhD

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Introduction
Aleksandra Radovanović currently works at the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja, University of Kragujevac. Aleksandra does research in Semantics and Language Education.

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Along with the growing demands on the tourism and hospitality market, soft skills have been increasingly stated as the main prerequisites for employability. Therefore, this study set out to investigate the health tourism students' perceptions of the soft skills they possess with an emphasis on the contribution of English language courses to their d...
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There is a widely held view that the language of tourism is a type of specialised discourse which boasts a remarkable genre variety. It differs from general language and other specialised discourses in terms of prominent functional and linguistic (lexical-semantic and syntactic) features, including the frequent use of modal verbs (modals) (Maci 201...
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries have been imposing various measures. In Serbia, the president declared a nationwide state of emergency in a televised address on March 15. This study aims to investigate the citizen's attitudes towards this declaration by taking a genre of comment to a news article as a source of insights. Largely rel...
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This study focuses on the modal notion of necessity expressed by the central modal auxiliaries and other semantically related modal expressions in English for Tourism. The general aim is to offer detailed coverage of the investigated items by placing considerable emphasis on variability in terms of specialised registers. Specifically, I intend to e...
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Given notable merit of translation in accessing meanings of a linguistic form, this study attempts to look into the English semi-modal be about to through the lens of its Serbian equivalents. e overall objective is to approach the construction from a contrastive and translation-descriptive perspective. А methodological framework comprises a contra...
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The current study seeks to investigate evasion in Parliamentary Questions in the National Assembly of Serbia. The objectives of the research are to determine whether and how frequently the members of the Government provided evasive responses and how they did it. The analysis comprising a qualitative and a quantitative method was conducted on the da...
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This study seeks to investigate auxiliary will from an English – Serbian contrastive perspective. It aims to: 1) identify the translation equivalents (TEs) of will in Serbian and reach conclusions about similarities and differences between the two languages, and 2) observe and discuss the nature of Serbian counterparts. A unilateral contrastive ana...
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The current study seeks to investigate the corresponding English equivalents of specijalna bolnica, and to identify the problems in rendering this lexical item into English. The analysis starts from the renderings of specijalna bolnica on the investigated institutions websites. The findings reveal that the translators opt for formally corresponding...
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Considerable controversy surrounds the future tense, making its theoretical status the object of a long-standing debate. This paper intends to contribute to this line of research by providing evidence from a language widely accepted as having an uncontroversial future tense. It aims to pursue the following questions: whether Serbian has a clear-cut...
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To start reducing the probable discrepancy between English for Tourism Purposes (ETP) learners’ pragmatic and grammatical development, the pragmatic facets of the polyvalent grammatical categories should be reflected in the instruction. The study focused on tense and aspect with two complementary aims: 1) to identify and set forth a characterizatio...
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The current study focuses on the audit reports on the Serbian companies classified in the sector I-accommodation and food services. Audit reports, a way of reassuring a user of financial statements on the truthfulness and objectivity of the financial statements, based on the auditor's opinion, were analysed from two perspectives. Firstly, the struc...
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Although the necessity for collaboration between content teachers and FLSP practitioners has been widely recognised, it is rather underdeveloped in Serbian tertiary education institutions (Đorović and Mirić, 2011; Mirić and Đorović, 2015). Therefore, we set out to investigate the collaborative practice involved in the design of English for Health T...
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This current study is intended to set forth a characterisation of will be V-ing with the general aim to investigate whether its meanings and functions can be reduced to aspectual and temporal values and to shed light on the implicit meanings with respect to the context. The results of the qualitative and quantitative analysis carried out on the cor...
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The current study attempts to investigate the semantic domain of dynamic modality in English and Serbian by focusing on the dynamic modals in English and their translation equivalents in Serbian. It tends to fill the existing research gap regarding a comprehensive contrastive analysis tackling all dynamic modality subtypes in the investigated langu...
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Abstract As stated in the Strategy for Tourism Development in the period from 2016 to 2025, the development of efficient tourism policy includes the enhancement of the Republic of Serbia tourism products and services and the advancement of human resources and labor market. In this respect, the changing educational paradigm of the current subjects a...
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Сагледавање семантичког садржаја будућег глаголског времена као комбинације удела модалних и темпоралних вредности отворило је пи- тање статуса ове граматичке категорије у лингвистичкој теорији. У светлу дискусије о футуру у енглеском језику, у раду се испитује мо- гућност сагледавања футура I у српском језику као члана модалне ка- тегорије. Сходно...
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The current study inquires into the Internet affordances and utility and focuses on its effective integration into English for Specific Purposes instruction at the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism. As no technological tool can of itself bring any improvements in learning, prior to its inclusion, the specific instruction context is to be inve...
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In the world we live, and more so in natural languages, it is rarely possible to offer strict and precise categorisations. In light of the discussion on the semantic status of the future tense in linguistic theory, this paper aims to further investigate the possibilities of treating the Serbian future tense within the modal category and thus provid...
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Centralni modalni glagoli, zbog svojih semantičkih i sintaksičkih karakteristika, ne upotrebljavaju se uzastopno u standardnom engleskom jeziku. Uzastopna upotreba centralnih modala karakteristika je nekih dijalekata engleskog jezika. Ovaj rad ima za cilj da istraži na primerima iz korpusa British National Corpus da li se konstrukcije sa dvostrukim...
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Lingvisti su veliku pažnju posvećivali modalnosti kao jednoj od bitnih kategorija. Ovaj rad ima za cilj da doprinese opisima ove kategorije definisanjem i opisivanjem jednog posebnog tipa dinamičkih modalnih značenja, naime dinamičkih modalnih značenja izraženih modalima MUST i HAVE (GOT) u engleskom jeziku. Rad opisuje i lingvistička sredstva koji...

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