Applied Laboratory Teaching of Language and Culture in Albania I

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In this course we focus on the history of the Albanian language, the issue of oral and written forms in the dialects used in the country, the Congress on the alphabet to be adopted, language reforms and Western and Eastern influences and especially influences from neighboring nations, the standardization of language to be used officially, relations between language and national identity, minority languages as they exist in the national area of Albania. We also consider the development of Albanian-speaking ethnic regions (Albania, Kosovo, FYROM ). We also look relations among the existing religions as well as issues pertaining to education alongside certain key figures of Albanian literature. The political situation in Albanian-speaking countries and regions is also discussed throughout this course.

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