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Ramjattan, Vijay A. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Private English language schools market the language as a tool that helps one connect with others from different cultures. Despite their promotion of English aiding in intercultural communication, these institutions may believe that only the white native speaker is the ideal teacher of the language. This valuing of the white native speaker can…
Descriptors: Private Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gordon Ginzburg, Etti – Intercultural Education, 2019
Training of immigrant teachers offers ample opportunities for intercultural interactions, yet it also requires unique sensitivities. On the one hand, immigrant teachers are often qualified and experienced. At the same time, immigration forces them out of their comfort zone, entailing some loss of professional status and self-esteem. The essay…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lee, Seung Chun – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article discusses the pedagogical opportunities to use film as a tool to supplement lecture and classroom learning activities in a pre-service teachers' course in a Malaysian higher education setting. While the multicultural participants participated in two academic courses to learn how to teach spoken English to young learners, movie…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Higher Education, Films, Critical Viewing
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Qian, Lihua; Garner, Mark – Intercultural Education, 2019
The nature of culture and its place in foreign-language teaching (FLT) have been explored at considerable length in Western scholarly literature. These topics have also received the attention of FLT scholars in China, which, with its vast educational system and increasing involvement on the international stage, has the potential to provide an…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language)
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Coffey, Brian K. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Nine years of experience teaching economics in the Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan provides knowledge on the nuances and challenges of teaching economics across cultures. Particular categories and difficulties are presented with some examples of how to address them. Conclusions and findings are used to form general guiding principles for teaching…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
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Loo, Daron Benjamin; Trakulkasemsuk, Wannapa; Jimarkon Zilli, Pattamawan – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study examined power through social relations between entities in the implementation of intercultural communicative competence (ICC) in an environment where English is spoken as a foreign language. The examination involved analysing the discourse of two foreign English teachers. Specifically, subject positioning of entities, made apparent…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Power Structure, Interpersonal Competence, English (Second Language)
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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah – Intercultural Education, 2019
There is a growing body of work on the field of what is now known as 'cultural literacy', but little has been written about its application, and even less on how to teach it in the context of higher education. This article discusses 'destabilisation' as an approach to teaching cultural literacy in higher education in the context of the global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Literacy, Intercultural Communication
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Setyono, Budi; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Intercultural Education, 2019
In transcultural and transnational communication settings, English learners have to be able to communicate with people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. For this reason, English as a foreign language (EFL) textbooks, for instance, not only promote Anglo-American and British cultures but also include both EFL learners' home and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Applegate, Carey; Rex, Cathy – Intercultural Education, 2018
Within this article, we convey ideas about stereotypes and ethnic supremacy that many university students tend to hold about Jamaica and the challenges of disabusing travellers of these notions and to achieve educational goals related to equity, diversity and inclusivity. We explore the concept of the "tourism imaginary" and key ideas in…
Descriptors: Tourism, Foreign Countries, Immersion Programs, Critical Theory
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Bar Shalom, Yehuda; Grebelsy-Lichtman, Tsfira; Alayan, Fatima – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study presents new techniques for teaching diversity, when dealing with the challenges of multicultural society. We present a course model, which incorporates methods that have been developed by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), and continue to disclose and analyse some of the reactions and evaluations we received from the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Course Descriptions, Student Attitudes
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Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper focuses on schools in the inner city of the Lisbon metropolitan area and a suburban neighbourhood located in the municipality of Sintra, where second generation Brazilian and Cape Verdean students adhere to different meanings of diversity and intercultural dialogue. Their experiences and interpretations were examined more closely…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Metropolitan Areas, Suburbs
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Spencer-Oatey, Helen – Intercultural Education, 2018
Many universities in different parts of the world are seeking to enhance the cultural diversity of their staff and student body and yet repeated studies have shown that good integration can be difficult to achieve. Although several studies have examined the reasons why such integration is difficult, there has been very little research into the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Integration, Multicultural Education, Interpersonal Communication
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Genç, Gülten – Intercultural Education, 2018
English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers, as the backbone of language teaching system, are expected to raise the awareness level of students' intercultural communication competence by helping them relate their own culture to foreign cultures, empathise with foreign cultures' perspectives and tolerate the ambiguities or differences. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Career Readiness
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Sobre, Miriam Shoshana – Intercultural Education, 2017
Teaching intercultural communication presents pedagogical challenges due to the breadth and depth of the discipline and its recent critical turn. Teaching it with a social justice mission, and guiding students to understand critical and postcolonial approaches to its practice, requires complex and multifaceted approaches so as not to oppress or…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods, Social Justice
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Vieira, Ana; Marques, José Carlos; Gomes, Miguel Prata; Vieira, Ricardo – Intercultural Education, 2017
The intensification of different types of migration movements during the last decades is an expression of growing interconnections at the global level. The so called "refugee crisis" is the most visible sign of this intensification. It currently challenges societies to rethink the processes of integrating those fleeing from humanitarian…
Descriptors: Refugees, Inclusion, Social Integration, Foreign Countries
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