ERIC Number: ED464508
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Intercultural Competence in Practice. Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education.
Byram, Michael, Ed.; Nichols, Adam, Ed.; Stevens, David, Ed.
This collection of papers shows how intercultural competence can be realized in the classroom. The 17 chapters include the following: (1) "The International Partnership Project" (Carol Morgan); (2) "Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence through Literature" (Eva Burwitz-Melzer); (3) "'Up the Hills of Identity'" (Elena Tarasheva and Leah Davcheva); (4) "Visual Codes and Modes of Presentation of Television News Broadcasts" (Maria Metodieva Genova); (5) "An Approach to Implementing a Cultural Studies Syllabus" (Iskra Georgieva); (6) "'Family Life' and 'Regional Identity'--Comparative Studies While Learning French" (Sylvia Duffy and Janet Mayes); (7) "'It Must Be Cultural because I Don't Do It': Cultural Awareness in Initial TESOL Teacher Education" (Mary Williams); (8)"Virtual Intercultural Competence: A Programme for Japanese Elementary School Students" (Lynne Parmenter and Yuichi Tomita); (9) "Students as Virtual Ethnographers: Exploring the Language Culture-Connection" (Sheila Carel); (10) "Working in Tandem: An Anglo-French Project" (Clare Dodd); (11) "New Tools for Old Tricks: Information and Communication Technology in Teaching British Cultural Studies" (Paul Whittaker); (12) "Tandem Learning as an Intercultural Activity" (Jane Woodin); (13) "'Why Do Danes Put Their Elderly in Nursing Homes?'--Working Outside the Classroom with Adult Second Language Learners" (Judith Parsons and Peter Junge); (14) "Cultural Understanding in Danish Schools" (Leon Aktor and Karen Risager); (15) "'I Thought My Teacher Fancied Me'" (Tanya Madjarova, Magdalena Botsmanova, and Tanya Stamatova); (16) "British and Bulgarian Christmas Cards: A Research Project for Students" (Krassimira Topuzova); and (17) "Study of Landscapes as an Approach to Openness to Others" (Francoise Vigneron). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, French, Geography, Higher Education, Information Technology, Intercultural Communication, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Skills, Language Teachers, Literature, News Media, Preservice Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Television
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: Denmark; France; Japan; United Kingdom