Abstract: The self-presentation is put in the context of language education, using the theoretical basis of Goffman’s concept of social dramaturgy. The paper suggests interactive methods and techniques for setting up skills for self-presentation as a first stage in the preparation of student’s portfolio. The accent is placed on managing the impressions for creating a positive self-image taking into account the situational factors. The paper also analyses the pupil’s preferences of different components of the self-presentation.
Keywords: self-presentation, social dramaturgy, management of the impression, portfolio, self-image, interactive methods
Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 8, April 2013, http://rhetoric.bg/, ISSN 1314-4464