Online intercultural exchange: an introduction for foreign language teachers
Multilingual Matters, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 286 pages
This volume provides an introduction to online intercultural exchange, the activity of engaging language learners in collaborative project work with partners from other cultures through the use of online communication technology. The chapters look at how online collaboration can be successfully integrated into the foreign language classroom and how it can contribute to the development of students intercultural communicative competence.
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