Intercultural Communicative Competence

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Intercultural Communicative Competence by Mind Map: Intercultural Communicative Competence

1. Role of Language

1.1. One aspect of Intercultural Competence.

1.2. Necessary part of IC, but not sufficient. by itself.

1.3. A way to explore culture.

1.4. Useful for first hand experience.

2. Why having IC is important

2.1. Students working more closely across geographic borders and with people of different cultures.

2.2. Need for understanding of global issues.

2.3. Able to understand that one's own cultural perspective is not the only one.

3. Key elements for teaching

3.1. 5 "savoirs." (Jones p. 163)

3.1.1. Abandon ethnocentric attitudes,

3.1.2. Observe, collect, analyze.

3.1.3. Knowledge of aspects of a culture.

3.1.4. Integrate and apply in real time.

3.1.5. Compare and contrast.

3.2. Engagement with other cultures.

3.3. Work with authentic materials.

3.4. Communicate with native speakers.

3.5. Consider own culture.

3.6. Consider experiences and perspectives of people in other cultures and communities.

3.7. Structured framework with a comprehensive integrated approach.

3.8. Reflection.

3.9. Assessent.

3.10. Instructor Knowledge

3.11. Enlist other disciplines.

3.12. OSEE Model (Deardorff p. 44)

4. Definition of Intercultural Competence

4.1. Able to adopt an external perspective.

4.2. Able to make meaning across cultures.

4.3. Reflective about cultures including one's own.

4.4. Effective and appropriate behavior in intercultural situations

4.4.1. Attitudes

4.4.2. Knowledge

4.4.3. Skills

4.4.4. Internal Outcomes

4.4.5. External Outcoes

5. Why we should develop IC in our students.

5.1. Gives tools to interpret and understand cultural context.

5.2. Students are able to reflect on their own culture.

5.3. Intercultural communicative competence may be needed even in forts language.

6. Carolyn Bratzel- TEAC 922 Spring 2019