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ERIC Number: EJ1105205
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-578X
Intercultural Competence of English Language Teachers in International Baccalaureate World Schools in Turkey and Abroad
Demircioglu, Serife; Çakir, Cemal
Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, v11 n1 p15-32 2015
The study explores the opinions and attitudes of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) English language teachers from Turkey, the USA, the UK, New Zealand and Spain on intercultural language teaching. 16 teachers from Turkey, 15 teachers from the USA, 11 teachers from the UK, 10 teachers from New Zealand and 8 teachers from Spain, in total 60 English language teachers participated in the study. An online research survey which consists of seven open-ended questions was prepared. Textual (content) analysis and the constant comparative method were used for the analysis of the research survey. The IBDP English language teachers from Turkey, the USA, the UK, New Zealand and Spain found intercultural language teaching very important in the globalization world and they thought that intercultural communicative competence (ICC) ought to be given a good deal of emphasis in foreign language teaching.
Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies. Hacettepe Universitesi, Egitim Fakultesi B Blok, Yabanci Diller Egitimi Bolumu, Ingiliz Dili Egitimi Anabilim Dali, Ankara 06800, Turkey. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand; Spain; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States
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