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Teaching And Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence

Author : Michael Byram
ISBN : 185359377X
Genre : Education
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Foreign and second language teaching should prepare learners to use a language with fluency and accuracy, and also to speak with people who have different cultural identities, social values and behaviours. This text aims to define precisely what competencies are required, how these can be included in teachers' objectives and methods, and how the ability to communicate across cultural differences can be assessed.
Category: Education

Developing And Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence

Author : Ildikó Lázár
ISBN : 9287162255
Genre : Education
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The aim of this publication is to assist teacher educators and language teachers in shifting the focus from linguistic competence to intercultural communicative competence. The printed booklet of the present guide contains the introductions to: definitions of key terms in intercultural communication; planning and designing intercultural communication courses and workshops; teaching/training methods and materials; and assessing intercultural communicative competence. The materials on the accompanying CD-ROM include: the theoretical background to teaching language and culture; detailed workshop and course planning guidelines; teaching materials and activities based on literature, films and songs; guidelines and tasks for assessment and descriptors of competences; intercultural communication workshop reports; and our research articles about the intercultural dimension of foreign language teaching (FIT).--Publisher's description.
Category: Education

Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence

Author : Hannah Grace Domingo
ISBN : 9783668928404
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 61.41 MB
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Diploma Thesis from the year 2018 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1, , course: Bachelor in Elementary Education, language: English, abstract: The study was interrelated to the researcher’s field and background experience for this was about teaching and assessing intercultural communicative competence. The focus of the study was part of communication skills specifically "Interactive English" which was one of the subject taken by the researcher. The study provided sufficient information for this was only focused on assessing intercultural communicative competence among selected Grade 4 learners. The results that were obtained from this study will contribute updated and enhanced discoveries and notions regarding assessing intercultural communicative competence.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Teaching And Learning Language And Culture

Author : Michael Byram
ISBN : 1853592110
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Offers some theoretical innovations in teaching foreign languages and reports how they have been applied to curriculum development and experimental courses at the upper secondary and college levels. Approaches language learning as comprising several dimensions, including grammatical competence, change in attitudes, learning about another culture, and reflecting on one's own. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

From Foreign Language Education To Education For Intercultural Citizenship

Author : Michael Byram
ISBN : 9781847690791
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 74.63 MB
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This collection of essays and reflections starts from an analysis of the purposes of foreign language teaching and argues that this should include educational objectives which are ultimately similar to those of education for citizenship. It does so by a journey through reflections on what is possible and desirable in the classroom and how language teaching has a specific role in education systems which have long had, and often still have, the purpose of encouraging young people to identify with the nation-state. Foreign language education can break through this framework to introduce a critical internationalism. In a ‘globalised’ and ‘internationalised’ world, the importance of identification with people beyond the national borders is crucial. Combined with education for citizenship, foreign language education can offer an education for ‘intercultural citizenship’.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Context And Culture In Language Teaching

Author : Claire Kramsch
ISBN : 0194371875
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This is an attempt to redraw the boundaries of foreign language study. It focuses attention not just on cultural knowledge as a necessary aspect of communicative competence, but as an educational objective in its own right, as an end as well as a means of language learning. Winner MLA Kenneth W Mildenberger Prize
Category: Foreign Language Study

An Intercultural Approach To English Language Teaching

Author : Prof. John Corbett
ISBN : 9781847699794
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 85.81 MB
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Intercultural language education has redefined the modern languages agenda in Europe and North America. Now intercultural learning is also beginning to impact on English Language Teaching. This accessible book introduces teachers of EFL to intercultural language education by describing its history and theoretical principles, and by giving examples of classroom tasks.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Cultural Studies In Foreign Language Education

Author : Michaėl Byram
ISBN : UOM:39015014951464
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Written by the winner of the 1987 BAAL book prize, this book deals with the acquisition of understanding of foreign cultures and peoples. It is also a study of the philosophy and purpose of language teaching in all its facets, in the context of foreign language teaching in secondary education. The book is written for language teachers and, though it draws on disciplines not usually included in their education and professional training, it does so from within the profession's own perspective. It is an attempt to raise teachers' and learners' awareness of the full educational value of foreign language learning
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Investigating University Students Intercultural Communicative Competence

Author : Bani Koumachi
ISBN : 9783668973954
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Scientific Study from the year 2012 in the subject Communications - Intercultural Communication, , course: Applied Linguistics, language: English, abstract: It is until recently that many language teachers and educationalists have started to preach the idea that second or foreign language teaching should stress the salience of teaching towards enabling learners to connect with other people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds and mediate appropriately and effectively in various cross-cultural communication situations. Thus, so as to be open and flexible towards other cultures, the acquisition of intercultural communicative competence has become a serious concern for any individuals seeking to become competent intercultural speakers. The present study aims at assessing and investigating the intercultural communicative competence and its development among EFL Moroccan university students and the extent to which these students know about the cultural aspects of the target Anglo-American cultures as well as the degree to which their intercultural communicative competence has evolved based on the model presented by Byram (1997).
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines