An Intercultural Approach to English Language Teaching

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Multilingual Matters, Nov 11, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
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Intercultural language education has redefined the modern languages agenda in Europe and North America. Now intercultural learning is also beginning to impact on English Language Teaching. This accessible book introduces teachers of EFL to intercultural language education by describing its history and theoretical principles, and by giving examples of classroom tasks.
 

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Contents

Implementing an Intercultural Approach
31
Culture and Conversational English
47
Culture and Written Genres
68
Ethnographic Approaches to Culture and Language
94
Exploring Culture Through Interviews
118
Developing Visual Literacy
139
Using Literary Media and Cultural Studies
166
Assessing Intercultural Communication
191
Prospects for Teaching and Learning Language and Culture
205
Index
225
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John Corbett is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language at the University of Glasgow.  He has taught EFL and British Cultural Studies, and been involved in teacher development in Italy, Russia, South America and the UK. His past publications are on ELT, Stylistics and Translation Studies.

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