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The World a Global Village: Intercultural Competence in English Foreign Language Teaching Jenny Kappel

The World a Global Village: Intercultural Competence in English Foreign Language Teaching

Jenny Kappel

Published September 1st 2009
ISBN : 9789054874812
Paperback
166 pages
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Exploring sociocultural competence and the promotion of intercultural communication, this study aims to clearly define the concepts behind teaching foreign language and the connections between culture and language. As foreign language teachingMoreExploring sociocultural competence and the promotion of intercultural communication, this study aims to clearly define the concepts behind teaching foreign language and the connections between culture and language. As foreign language teaching continues to increasingly focus on the relationship between culture and language, understanding the link and what it means becomes more important. Objective and informative, this examination particularly looks at English as a lingua franca between speakers of different languages and cultural backgrounds from the perspectives of nonnative English speakers and explores how that affects pedagogical approaches to teaching foreign language.