2. The Role of Language and Communicative Abilities in Transnational Labor Markets: Experiences from Finland

Katja Keisala; Niina Kovalainen; Arja Majakulma; Pirkko Pitkänen

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 59-72

Abstract
  The article aims to explain what kind of intercultural communication competence is needed in border crossing labor markets. The experiences of international higher education students and information and communications technology (ICT) experts are analyzed in different Finnish working and educational ...  Read More

3. Karaoke in Costa Rica: A Multidimensional Approach to Study Abroad

Danielle Geary

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 57-71

Abstract
  This case study was conducted to determine the benefits of a multi-dimensional study abroad program that included a community service component. It encompassed the following aspects of the study abroad experience: motivation for travel, language learning research, the role of autonomy in language learning, ...  Read More

4. Assertiveness, Compliance, and Politeness: Pragmatic and Sociocultural Aspects of ‘Brazilian English’ and 'American English'

Milene Mendes de Oliveira

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 76-90

Abstract
  This paper showed the results of a qualitative investigation that looked into intracultural communication between Brazilian teachers and students of English, and intercultural communication between American teachers and Brazilian students of English. The aims were to identify and describe contextualization ...  Read More