An Intercultural Approach to English Language Teaching Author: John Corbett
- Paperback - 240 pages
- 11 Nov 2003
- Multilingual Matters
- 210 x 148
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- Introduces English Language teachers to recent thinking in intercultural language education - Gives theoretical background and stimulating classroom examples - Sets out a coherent programme for integrating the teaching of culture and English language
Intercultural language education has redefined the modern languages agenda in Europe and North America. Now intercultural learning is also beginning to impact on English Language Teaching. This accessible book introduces teachers of EFL to intercultural language education by describing its history and theoretical principles, and by giving examples of classroom tasks.
John Corbett is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language at the University of Glasgow. He has taught EFL and British Cultural Studies, and been involved in teacher development in Italy, Russia, South America and the UK. His past publications are on ELT, Stylistics and Translation Studies.