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ERIC Number: ED478938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 110
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ISBN: ISBN-1-85359-657-4
Context and Culture in Language Teaching and Learning. Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education.
Byram, Michael, Ed.; Grundy, Peter, Ed.
This collection of papers examines how the contexts in which language teaching occurs impact the aims and methods of language teaching. Ten papers focus on the following: "Introduction: Context and Culture in Language Teaching and Learning" (Mike Byram and Peter Grundy); "From Practice to Theory and Back Again" (Claire Kramsch); "Carrying a Baby in the Back: Teaching with an Awareness of the Cultural Construction of Language" (Randal Holme); "Autobiographical Contexts of Mono-Cultural and Bi-Cultural Students and their Significance in Foreign Language Literature Courses" (Christiane Facke); "Learning Culture by Communicating: Native-Non-Native Speaker Telephone Interactions" (Gisele Holtzer); "Exporting Methodologies: The Reflective Approach in Teacher Training" (Ana Halbach);"'We Would Have to Invent the Language We Are Supposed to Teach': The Issue of English as Lingua Franca in Language Education in Germany" (Helene Decke-Cornill); "Teaching India in the EFL-Classroom: A Cultural or Intercultural Approach?" (Reinhold Wandel); "European Communicative Integration: The Function of Foreign Language Teaching for the Development of a European Public Sphere" (Stephan Breidbach); and "Context, Culture and Construction: Research Implications of Theory Formation in Foreign Language Methodology" (Michael Wendt). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; India