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ERIC Number: EJ1062102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 25
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-1085-4568
Intercultural Competence and Language Variety on Study Abroad Programs: L2 Learners of Arabic
Palmer, Jeremy
Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, v22 58-83 Win 2012-Spr 2013
This paper presents results from a project investigating over ninety learners of Arabic who studied abroad in the Arab world within the last few years. It explores their linguistic and cultural experiences during their time abroad. One of the most important issues in this paper is that of the development of intercultural competence on study abroad programs. In the following pages the paper explores literature concerning study abroad programs, intercultural competence and Arabic language varieties. After a review of the literature, the methodology used in this research is included. The results of this research will then be presented followed by a discussion and implications.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Egypt; Jordan; Morocco; Syria