Journal of Danubian Studies and Research, Vol 7, No 2 (2017)

Naming of Orthodox Churches and Monasteries of the Lower Danube Region in the English Cross-Cultural Communication

Tetyana Shyliaeva


It can be observed nowadays that English is increasingly acting as a secondary means of national and cultural expression in different regions of the world.   However, in connection with this there arises a problem of conveying the identity of some local culture through the means of the English language. Modern period can be called a period of globalization. As it is characterized by V.Kabakchi, globalization is now accompanied by “globanglization”, which makes it necessary for all non-English nations to use English in order to promote their cultures. Globalization made it essential for all nations, including Ukraine, to master international, therefore cross-cultural communication and to use Foreign-Culture-Oriented English. The article is devoted to the problem of rendering names of Orthodox churches and monasteries in English cross-cultural communication, including those situated in the Lower Danube  region. 


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