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ERIC Number: EJ1065660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Cultural Differences and Cultivation of Cross-Cultural Communicative Competence in Chinese FLT
Dong, Xiaobo
International Education Studies, v2 n2 p22-25 May 2009
In order to improve their abilities in cross-cultural communication, language learners should develop not only their language competence, but also communicative competence. This paper presents an understanding on the general cultural differences between the west and China by applying the cultural dimensions of Hofstede and Bond, and points out that the success of cross-cultural communication depends on the competence of cross-cultural communication and gives some suggestions concerning the goals of foreign culture acquisition and the ways of culture training.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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