Krzysztof Polok

Krzysztof Polok
University of Bielsko-Biala · Neophilology

PhD

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Introduction
Krzysztof Polok currently works at the Department of Humanities, University of Bielsko-Biala. Krzysztof does research in Didactics, Discourse Analysis and Semantics. Their current project is 'Preschool English education? Not in the Present Conditions….'.

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Publications (33)
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This paper reports the findings of research that the author conducted in order to investigate the development of English communication skills in learners with autistic spectrum disorders. Information and background about the issue is followed by a brief analysis of theory as presented in the literature. In the first part of the paper, the authors e...
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The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in numerous changes and restrictions in many countries around the world, including school closures. Remote learning was introduced and took place on various online platforms. The aim of the presented study was to determine the health problems experienced by Polish and Lithuanian youth during the period of remote educa...
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Over the past two years, the Coronavirus exposed the educational division across the globe. The ruling parties, faced with time pressure, sprang into action, quickly imposing new guidelines on school academic units to migrate the entire EFL curriculum online. Moreover, among many academic organizations, the Polish educational system is one in which...
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Over the past two years, the Coronavirus exposed the educational division across the globe. The ruling parties, faced with time pressure, sprang into action, quickly imposing new guidelines on school academic units to migrate the entire EFL curriculum online. Moreover, among many academic organizations, the Polish educational system is one in which...
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The main aim of this article is to present essential information concerning the correlation between building students’ inner motivation and using modern technologies for teaching and learning purposes. Mixed research was conducted including questionnaires, tests, lesson observation sheets, and focus group interviews. The respondents were divided in...
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The paper is basically a meta-analysis of the topic indicated in the title. It expounds the notion of context as an integral component in the process of teaching communication. In making an attempt to comprehend and subsequently produce a message, inevitably, it is the cohesive grasp of context that determines the rate of success in attempts to org...
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The aim of the article is to present the situation of Polish students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, based on the voluntary participation of students, and having a clearly pilot nature was carried out using the self-madequestionnaire consisting of 28 questions, each of themregarding the implementation of the objectives outlined in the stu...
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The aim of the article is to analyze a number of issues related to the topic of stress in the work of a language teacher, and to focus on those moments that are particularly strongly influenced by stress, in many cases causing forms of learners’ functioning to be affected by the teacher’s stress. The techniques used in the article are based on the...
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The paper discusses the aspects of creativity found to be essential for a foreign language teacher. The elements of professionally anchored creativity, having been juxtaposed with the segments of a language lesson, are meant to serve as a form of illustration that the final effect of any foreign language course depends on a creativitybased organiza...
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Introduction. The study aims to investigate what factors strengthen and weaken personal speaking anxiety. With the use of selected standardized surveys, the research examines how drama techniques affect a learner’s level of English language speaking anxiety. Materials and Methods. The research group includes 17 Polish primary school learners who at...
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Artykuł omawia problematykę wykorzystania odmiany języka angielskiego, znanej jako lingua franca English (LFE), podczas działań pedagogicznych w klasie językowej. W jego pierwszej części wskazano na to, że nauka języka nie może przebiegać w sposób narzucający uczestnikom zajęć sztywne zewnętrzne formy postępowania, głównie dlatego, że taki sposób o...
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This discourse provides a meta-analysis of the current situation in the Polish/Slovak Foreign Languge Teaching/Foreign Language Learning market covering not only current approaches in English education, but also research-based (foreign and native) propositions focusing upon: (1) the notion of an autonomous learner in foreign language education, (2)...
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The paper provides a form of meta-analysis of the situation currently observed in the Polish/Slovak EFL/EFT market (among others) in comparison to a view of preschool English education. The paper covers not only an analysis of a number of currently observed approaches, but also some research-based (foreign and native) propositions are also presente...
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Artykuł omawia szereg podstawowych kwestii glottodydaktycznych odnoszących się głównie do zagadnienia uznania języka angielskiego jako języka globalnego. W artykule wskazano, iż sama sugestia, aby język angielski uznać za język globalny głównie z uwagi na fakt, iż jest to najczęściej nauczany język na świecie nie jest wystarczającą przesłanką, aby...
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The paper makes an attempt to analyse the forms of co-functioning of world languages, taking into account the fact that popular prestigious languages exert influence upon a number of less popular ones, thereby dictating the forms of their further development. Thus, the thesis that media-favoured languages used by politically salient super-powers ef...
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The paper makes an attempt to discuss various aspects bridging the issues of culture implementation during a planned school course of English as a global language (EGL). While basing on the list of salient features of EGL as presented by Smith (1976) and thoroughly analyzed by Brutt-Griffler (2002), an approach to the issue of culture as an element...
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The present article is focused on the issues connected with the work of an English language teacher. On the basis of the list established by Andrews (2007), the article analyses the forms of didactic activities of the research sample (N=251). The research proved that many of the issues described by Andrews and connected with the native English spea...

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