Katarzyna Kuś

Katarzyna Kuś
University of Warsaw | UW · Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology

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In this paper, we present two experimental studies on reference of complex demonstratives. The results of our experiments challenge the dominant view in philosophy of language, according to which demonstrative reference is determined by the speaker's intentions. The first experiment shows that in a context where there are two candidates for the ref...
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Purpose To date, there is no tool for assessing early pragmatic development of Polish-speaking children. This study aimed to adapt to Polish a standardized parent report measure, the Language Use Inventory (LUI; O'Neill, 2009 , in order to enable cross-cultural comparisons and to use the LUI-Polish to screen for pragmatic development in children 18...
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I n t r o d u c t i o n P a r t i c i p a n t s H y p o t h e s i s M e t h o d s R e s u l t s Students Physically Active 0 50 100 150 200 Students Physically Active Students Physically Unactive 70 72 175 193 Quality of Life Social Support Corelation between Quality of Life and Methods of Dealing with Stress-0,4-0,3-0,2-0,1 0 0,1 0,2 0,3 0,4 Plann...
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he expressive lexical skills of 53 Polish bilinguals aged 24–36 months living in the UK and Ireland were assessed using Polish and British English adaptations of the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories. Polish vocabulary scores were compared to those of 53 Polish monolinguals matched for age, gender and parental education. The bil...
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In a famous study, Joshua Knobe (2003) found an asymmetry in the way people ascribe intentional action. We discuss two explanations of this phenomenon: a psychological one formulated by Knobe himself and the so-called Omissions Account proposed by Katarzyna Paprzycka (2016a), and then describe an empirical study we have conducted into lay judgments...
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In this article, the author challenges the way the cultural competence is shaped by private events in Poland, such as: birthday’s parties, invited family dinners or farewell parties. In the theoretical part, pointed out are possible core differences in celebrations and their significance for the foreigners learning Polish language. The practical pa...
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Our interest in this paper is to analyse the assumptions that underlie various programmes of experimental philosophy. In particular, we argue that they radically differ when it comes to the character of their objects and goals: The only thing they share is the acceptance of some kind of experimental method. Focusing on the Knobe Effect and the lack...
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The article is dedicated to teaching different forms of expressing annoyance, anger and frustration in Polish. In the theoretical part the authors discuss some implications of cross-cultural differences in language pragmatics when it comes to irritation, exasperation or anger. The practical part consists of sample exercises that present specific Po...
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Błąd, pomyłka, nieporozumienie w praktyce glottodydaktycznej.
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Metafory sportowe w praktyce glottodydktycznej.
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The paper describes a Polish research project which aims at creating a cognitive and linguistic profile of the Polish-English bilingual child at the school entrance age. With the increase in the number of bilingual children due to economic migrations, researchers, educators and practitioners are often faced with diagnostic dilemmas which arise from...
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Abstrakt The paper presents the psychological model of emotions which emerges from Anna Wierzbicka’s works written since the mid-1980s. The analysis of her theses on emotions and of her research into the meaning of the emotional terms leads to the distinction of a three-level mechanism responsible for the development and recognition of emotions: t...
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Język polski jako obcy - metafory pojęciowe w praktyce glottodydaktycznej.
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Expressivists distinguish between two languages: the descriptive and the normative. The moral sentences belonging to the latter do not state facts, therefore have no truth conditions and only express moral approval or disapproval towards the evaluated object. This proposition faced the charge that it is possible to find unasserted semantic contexts...

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This project encompasses all articles and information related to the development of the LUI, the psychometrics of the LUI, its Manual and availability via LanguageUseInventory.com, and all articles related to translations of the LUI into other languages.