‘BIG C’ AND ‘SMALL C’ CULTURE IN EFL MATERIALS USED WITH SECOND YEAR STUDENTS MAJORING IN ENGLISH AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF BELGRADE
The paper explores cultural content in EFL materials used at university level in Belgrade. The materials were examined with the purpose of establishing if they differ in the extent to which they represent big ‘C’ culture and small ‘c’ culture, and also what topics predominate. Statistical analysis revealed that there are more occurrences of small ‘c’ cultural topics than big ‘C’ topics. The most common specific topic referring to culture with a big ‘C’ was literature, followed by education and institutions, while the most prominent topic regarding small ‘c’ culture included values, beliefs and attitudes, followed by everyday living and interpersonal relations.