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Basílio, Daniel; Araújo e Sá, Maria Helena; Simões, Ana Raquel – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
This study intends to highlight the role that Foreign Language Education (FLE), particularly in the Higher Education context, can play so as to contribute to the rapprochement of two distant and still mutually unknown countries such as Portugal and Turkey. In this sense, it ultimately aims at supporting the training of intercultural speakers,…
Descriptors: Role, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Faneca, Rosa Maria; Araújo e Sá, Maria Helena; Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
This paper is part of a case study aimed at researching the multilingual repertoires of young people from a linguistic and cultural minority. Further, it analyzes the role of and the place given to heritage languages (HL) in the development of a multilingual and intercultural competence in schools. In the scope of the study mentioned above, a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Heritage Education, Multilingualism, Intercultural Communication
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Ribiero, Sandre P. M. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
Higher Education mirrors the shifting nature of society and work. Mobility may provide unparalleled learning opportunities for all stakeholders; however, in order to live and work in plural societies as socially responsible and intercultural knowledgeable citizens, intercultural awareness and intercultural communication skills need to be mastered.…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Story Telling, Teaching Methods
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Matias, Ana Raquel; Oliveira, Nuno; Ortiz, Alejandra – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
Courses in Portuguese for Speakers of Other Languages, in particular for adult immigrants, have been steadily expanding in Portugal over the last 15 years. These programmes aim to promote educational and labour market integration, access to Portuguese nationality, and cognitive development. This paper argues that official Portuguese learning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Portuguese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Santos, Marta; Araújo e Sá, Maria Helena; Simões, Ana Raquel – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2014
In this article, we present and discuss a collaborative project on intercultural education developed by a group of educational partners. The group was made up of 12 people representing different institutions in the community, namely primary schools, cultural and social associations and the local council. The project takes an intercultural approach…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Intercultural Communication, Elementary School Students, Interviews
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Vieira, Ricardo; Trindade, Jose – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2008
Culture and identity are dynamic realities. Therefore, the essentialist view of culture and identity does not explain the process of integration of minorities in a context of acculturation, and leads to policies of "ghettoisation". This text focuses on what we describe as "cultural transfusion". By means of this process, we…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Foreign Countries, Migration, Immigrants
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Phipps, Alison – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2007
This article presents an interview with Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Santos is a professor of Sociology at the University of Coimbra, where he is the director of the internationally renowned Centro de Estudos Sociais. He offers a rich vein of theoretical reflection and translation for language(s) and intercultural communication.
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Activism, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication