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Developing Intercultural Competence in Practice : Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education, 1 - Michael Byram

Developing Intercultural Competence in Practice

Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education, 1

By: Michael Byram (Editor), Adam Nichols (Editor), David Stevens (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2001
ISBN: 9781853595363
Number Of Pages: 296

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This text gives examples of good practice in intercultural competence in a variety of subjects, and illustrates the importance of combining theory and practice.

Forewordp. vii
Introductionp. 1
In the Classroomp. 9
Beginners
The International Partnership Projectp. 11
Intermediate
Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence through Literaturep. 29
'Up the Hills of Identity'p. 44
Advanced
Visual Codes and Modes of Presentation of Television News Broadcastsp. 60
An Approach to Implementing a Cultural Studies Syllabusp. 77
'Family life' and 'Regional Identity'--Comparative Studies while Learning Frenchp. 93
'It Must Be Cultural Because I Don't Do It': Cultural Awareness in Initial TESOL Teacher Educationp. 111
Beyond the Classroomp. 131
Using New Technologies
Virtual Intercultural Competence: A Programme for Japanese Elementary School Studentsp. 133
Students as Virtual Ethnographers: Exploring the Language Culture-Connectionp. 146
Working in Tandem: an Anglo-French Projectp. 162
New Tools for Old Tricks: Information and Communication Technology in Teaching British Cultural Studiesp. 176
In the Field
Tandem Learning as an Intercultural Activityp. 189
'Why Do Danes Put Their Elderly in Nursing Homes?'--Working Outside the Classroom with Adult Second Language Learnersp. 203
Developing Resourcesp. 217
Cultural Understanding in Danish Schoolsp. 219
'I Thought My Teacher Fancied Me'p. 236
British and Bulgarian Christmas Cards: A Research Project for Studentsp. 246
Study of Landscapes as an Approach to Openness to Othersp. 260
Further Readingp. 277
Indexp. 282
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ISBN: 9781853595363
ISBN-10: 1853595365
Series: Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education, 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.39