Tiek rādīti šajā datumā publicētie ziņojumi: februāris, 2024

Perception and educational investigation of linguistic landscapes

PERCEPTION OF LL ACCORDING TO RESPONDENTS In 2014, ten young people (five girls and boys aged 18 to 21 years) were  interviewed in Rēzekne to assess whether young people are paying attention to  language signs and the languages used in them, as well as to find out the influence  of the lack of knowledge of the lexical meaning of individual words on the  perception of the language sign or its type (e.g., announcement, poster, prohibition  sign), function and purpose. All ten young people admitted that they generally pay attention to language  signs, especially when languages uncommon to the local environment (e.g.,  Chinese or French in Rēzekne) or interesting linguistic elements—such as original  metaphors or wordplay with letters, words, phrases—are used. No respondent  indicated that not knowing the lexical meaning of a particular word or combination  of words would hinder understanding the text (language sign) as a whole. In their  opinion, this lack of knowledge neither hinders the