1. Building Intercultural Sensitivity in Pre-Service EFL Teachers through Interactive Culture-Focused Speaking Tasks

Monir Ghasemi Mighani; Massood Yazdani Moghadam

Volume 7, 2 (Special Issue on Iranians Views of Cultural Issues) , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 27-39

Abstract
  One way to develop intercultural sensitivity in learners is through the inclusion of intercultural training in ELT and teacher training courses. This study aimed at enhancing the intercultural sensitivity of EFL pre-service teachers through interactive culture-focused speaking tasks. Therefore, a task-based ...  Read More

2. Teacher Cognition on the Place of Culture in English Education in Tunisia

Tarek Hermessi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 105-118

Abstract
  This study investigated the cognition of 70 Tunisian teachers on the place of culture in English education. It showed that Tunisian teachers believe that English textbooks and curricular documents are not specific about the cultural dimension of EFL. It also revealed that L2 teachers, whose mother culture ...  Read More

3. The Question of Re-Presentation In EFL Course Books: Are Learners of English Taught about New Zealand?

Tugba Toprak; Yasemin Aksoyalp

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 91-104

Abstract
  Increasingly intercultural dimension of communication in the 21st century has brought about challenging aims in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) pedagogy, such as ascertaining the enhancement of the learners' intercultural awareness and promoting their ability to communicate in intercultural settings. ...  Read More