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Intercultural Dialogue in Practice Managing Value Judgment through Foreign Language Education Author: Stephanie Ann Houghton

Paperback - 216 pages
13 Apr 2012
Multilingual Matters
210 x 148 (A5)


This book explores the wide-ranging terminology relevant to intercultural dialogue. It reports on a research project that explored the management of value judgment in foreign language education to overcome prejudice, which is a key dynamic in intercultural dialogue that brings many other factors into play.


A refreshingly engaging monograph sharing a passionate researching practitioner's insight into intercultural issues in foreign language education and offering a long-awaited theory- and evidence-based model for anyone interested in cultural issues in foreign language teaching and learning. One thing is for sure, once you start reading, you will find it hard to put the book down.
Anwei Feng, Bangor University, UK

The book is intended for researchers or professionals at tertiary level interested in intercultural competence development in education and foreign language education. Hence, the book has a strong academic feel and ideas are backed up with previous research in the field.
Katrin Volt, George Simons International, Review published on dialogin – The Delta Intercultural Academy in November 2012

Author Biography:

Stephanie Houghton is an Associate Professor in Intercultural Communication in the Faculty of Culture and Education at Saga University in Japan. Her research activities focus on intergroup relations, self and identity in foreign language education and the development of intercultural communicative competence.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate Research / Professional

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