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Tracing the 'critical' trajectory of language and intercultural communication pedagogy

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Critical Turn in Language and Intercultural Communication Pedagogy
Subtitle of host publicationTheory, Research and Practice
EditorsMaria Dasli, Adriana Diaz
Place of PublicationNew York; Abingdon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter1
Pages3-21
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781317357681, 9781315667294
ISBN (Print)9781138953451, 9780367024307
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2016

Publication series

NameRoutledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication
PublisherRoutledge

Abstract

Beyond theoretical and empirical commonalities, the merging of education on ‘language’ and on ‘intercultural communication’ through a focus on ‘pedagogy’ (teaching and learning) is perhaps even more recent. The literature on pedagogical approaches to the acquisition of ‘intercultural (communicative) competence’ and development of the ‘intercultural speaker’ through modern foreign languages (MFL) education, along with primers and textbooks focused on the role of language in intercultural communication, provide ample evidence of an increasingly established body of scholarship. 4 All of these developments attest to the burgeoning status of ‘language and intercultural communication pedagogy’ as a field in its own right.

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