Branka Drljača Margić
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of English Language and Literature
My research interests include English-medium instruction, English as a global language, language contacts and language attitudes. I have published over thirty scientific papers and a scientific monograph, presented at over thirty international scientific conferences, and given four invited talks in Croatia and abroad. I have been a principal researcher on one international and three national, and involved in six other research projects. I am the editor-in-chief of the scientific journal International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, SciPress, and have (co-)organised eight international scientific conferences. I am a member of several scientific societies, and active in the popularisation of science.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Irena Vodopija-Krstanović. In press. The benefits, challenges and prospects of EMI in Croatia: An integrated perspective. In Slobodanka Dimova and Joyce Kling (eds.), Integrating content and language in multilingual higher education. Berlin: Springer.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Irena Vodopija-Krstanović. 2018. English language education in Croatia: Elitist purism or paradigmatic shift? In Zoi Tatsioka, Barbara Seidlhofer, Nicos C. Sifakis and Gibson Ferguson (eds.), Using English as a lingua franca in education in Europe. English in Europe, 4, 51–72. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Irena Vodopija-Krstanović. 2018. Language development for English-medium instruction: Teachers’ perceptions, reflections and learning. Journal of English for Academic Purposes 35. 31–41.
Drljača Margić, Branka. 2017. Communication courtesy or condescension? Linguistic accommodation of native to non-native speakers of English. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca 6(1). 29–55.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Irena Vodopija-Krstanović. 2017. Uncovering English-medium instruction: Glocal issues in higher education. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Tea Žeželić. 2015. The implementation of English-medium instruction in Croatian higher education: Attitudes, expectations and concerns. In Ramón Plo and Carmen Pérez-Llantada (eds.), English as a scientific and research language. English in Europe, 2, 311–332. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
Drljača Margić, Branka and Dorjana Širola. 2014. “Jamaican and Irish for fun, British to show off”: Attitudes of Croatian students of TEFL to English language varieties. English Today 30(3). 48–53.
Drljača Margić, Branka. 2014. Contemporary English influence on Croatian: A university students’ perspective. In Amei Koll-Stobbe and Sebastian Knospe (eds.), Language contact around the globe, 73–92. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Drljača Margić, Branka. 2011. Leksički paralelizam: Je li opravdano govoriti o nepotrebnim posuđenicama (engleskoga podrijetla)? [Lexical parallelism: Are there unnecessary loanwords (of English origin)] Fluminensia 23(1). 53–66.
Drljača Margić, Branka. 2009. Latentno posuđivanje u hrvatskome i drugim jezicima – posljedice i otpori [Latent borrowing in Croatian and other European languages: Results and resistance]. Rasprave: Časopis Instituta za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje 35. 53–71.
Transnational Alignment of English Competences for University Lecturers (TAEC), Erasmus+ project (2017–2020); member of the Executive Committee, Croatian team leader, and leader of the sixth working package