9781853596070

Intercultural Experience and Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9781853596070

  • ISBN10:

    1853596078

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd

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Summary

This edited volume explores the educational significance of intercultural experience. It offers a broader conception of interculturality than commonly found in the area of foreign language teaching. Contributors represent a diverse range of academic and professional interests. The aim of the book is to encourage dialogue and interchange across this range, and beyond, to stimulate thinking about the educational value of intercultural experience.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Series Editors' Preface x
Contributors' Biographical Notes xii
Introduction
1(13)
Geof Alred
Mike Byram
Mike Fleming
Becoming a `Better Stranger': A Therapeutic Perspective on Intercultural Experience and/as Education
14(17)
Geof Alred
For a Flexible Model of Intercultural Understanding
31(19)
Lothar Bredella
On Being `Bicultural' and `Intercultural'
50(17)
Mike Byram
Learning to be Intercultural
67(20)
Leah Davcheva
Intercultural Experience and Drama
87(14)
Mike Fleming
An Experience of Interculturality: Student Travellers Abroad
101(13)
Elizabeth Murphy-Lejeune
Ethnography and Cultural Practice: Ways of Learning During Residence Abroad
114(17)
Celia Roberts
Searching for the Intercultural Person
131(24)
Phyllis M. Ryan
Changing the Focus: A Discussion of the Dynamics of the Intercultural Experience
155(24)
Amita Sen Gupta
English for the English: An Intercultural Approach
179(17)
David Stevens
A Framework for Teaching and Learning `Intercultural Competence'
196(17)
Susanne Weber
The Recognition of Intercultural Competences: From Individual Experience to Certification
213(12)
Genevieve Zarate
Afterword: What Does it Mean to be Intercultural 225(15)
Lothar Bredella
Index 240

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