A Review Study of Activities Used in the Development of ‎Intercultural Communication Competence ‎in Foreign Language Classes

Petra Ivenz; Blanka Klimova

Volume 10, 2 (Themed Issue on the Socio-Psychology of Language) , July 2022, , Pages 137-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.556666.2681

Abstract
  One of the long-term goals of the European Union is to incorporate intercultural communication into the lessons of foreign languages. The new concepts present that the linguistic part of foreign language education should be equal to the intercultural part of foreign language education. Nowadays, teachers ...  Read More

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) , September 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

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

Tarek Hermessi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , September 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

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 , March 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