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Foreign Language Teachers and Intercultural Competence : an International Investigation / Lies Sercu.

By: Sercu, Lies, 1966-.
Series: Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education. Publisher: Toronto, ON : Multilingual Matters, 2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 219 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1853598437 (pbk); 9781853598432 (pbk).Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching | Intercultural communication | Multicultural education | Communicative competenceOnline resources: Publisher's Website. | Check the UO Library catalog.
Contents:
1. Teaching Foreign Languages in an Intercultural World / Lies Sercu
2. Objectives of Foreign Language Teaching and Culture Teaching Time / Paloma Castro and Lies Sercu
3. Familiarity and Contacts with Foreign Cultures / Phyllis Ryan and Lies Sercu
4. Pupils' Culture-and-language Learning Profile / Maria del Carmen Mendez Garcia and Lies Sercu
5. Culture Teaching Practices / Ewa Bandura and Lies Sercu
6. Culture in Foreign Langauge Teaching Materials / Leah Davcheva and Lies Sercu
7. Experiential Culture Learning Activities: School Trips and Exchange Projects / Chryssa Laskaridou and Lies Sercu
8. Opinions Regarding Different Facets of Intercultural Competence Teaching / Lies Sercu
9. The Foreign Language and Intercultural Competence Teacher / Lies Sercu
10. The Future of Intercultural Competence in Foreign Language Education: Recommendations for Professional Development, Educational Policy and Research / Lies Sercu
Appendix 1: Questionnaire
Appendix 2: Bonferroni Multiple Comparisons Test Results
Bibliography
Summary: "The book reports an investigation that focused on teachers' beliefs regarding intercultural competence teaching. Its conclusions are based on data collected in a quantitative comparative study that comprises questionnaire answers received from teachers in seven countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Mexico, Greece, Spain and Sweden." (Book Cover)
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Vol. 10 in the Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education series.

The authors of the book are all members of CULTNET, a network of researchers of interculture in foreign language education. Lies Sercu (K.U.Leuven, Belgium) initiated and coordinated the project on which the book is based. The other project partners were Ewa Bandura (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Paloma Castro (University of Valladolid, Spain), Leah Davcheva (British Council, Bulgaria), Chryssa Laskaridou (Directorate for primary education on Western Thessaloniki, Greece), Ulla Lundgren (Jönköping University, Sweden), María del Carmen Méndez García (University of Jaén, Spain) and Phyllis Ryan (UNAM: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México). (Publisher's Website)

Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-185)

1. Teaching Foreign Languages in an Intercultural World / Lies Sercu

2. Objectives of Foreign Language Teaching and Culture Teaching Time / Paloma Castro and Lies Sercu

3. Familiarity and Contacts with Foreign Cultures / Phyllis Ryan and Lies Sercu

4. Pupils' Culture-and-language Learning Profile / Maria del Carmen Mendez Garcia and Lies Sercu

5. Culture Teaching Practices / Ewa Bandura and Lies Sercu

6. Culture in Foreign Langauge Teaching Materials / Leah Davcheva and Lies Sercu

7. Experiential Culture Learning Activities: School Trips and Exchange Projects / Chryssa Laskaridou and Lies Sercu

8. Opinions Regarding Different Facets of Intercultural Competence Teaching / Lies Sercu

9. The Foreign Language and Intercultural Competence Teacher / Lies Sercu

10. The Future of Intercultural Competence in Foreign Language Education: Recommendations for Professional Development, Educational Policy and Research / Lies Sercu

Appendix 1: Questionnaire

Appendix 2: Bonferroni Multiple Comparisons Test Results

Bibliography

"The book reports an investigation that focused on teachers' beliefs regarding intercultural competence teaching. Its conclusions are based on data collected in a quantitative comparative study that comprises questionnaire answers received from teachers in seven countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Mexico, Greece, Spain and Sweden." (Book Cover)

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