Intercultural competence

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  • Socio-Cultural Evaluation Essay

    affect the outcome of assessments, therefore current assessments may not be a valid measure of what these students know and can do (Solano-Flores 2008; Solano-Flores & Li 2006; Solano-Flores & Trumbull 2003). Results show that students demonstrated competence depended on the match between the demands of a task, the context in which it is embedded, and the culturally developed skills of the learner (Solano-Flores & Nelson-Barber 2001). These skills are not identified through previous…

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  • Advantages Of New Technology In Foreign Language

    Content INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………… CHAPTER I. THE ROLE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING. 1.1. History background of new technologies 1.2. Benefits and disadvantages of new technologies CHAPTER II.NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING 2.1 .Multimedia technologies 2.2. Internet resources CHAPTER III. NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING. 3.1. Practical application of information technologies at English lessons…… 3.2. Forms of work with computer software at…

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  • Core Skills In Universities

    Universities throughout history have shaped the minds of university graduates and have provided them with knowledge, core skills and attributes during an age of cultural diversity and increasing internationalisation (Holowchak, 2009). Universities have been open to students in the West for eight centuries (Wallace, Schirato & Bright, 1999), however in recent decades, there is expectation that a university education prepares graduates for professional careers with generic skills and attributes…

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  • Cultural Differences In China

    Culture The word culture has many different meanings. For some it refers to an appreciation of good literature, music, art, and food. The role of cultural awareness is being aware of many cultural data which is devoted to one country. As we know, each country has its own culture, customs and traditions, stereotypes, gestures and like these. In some written papers, we can see the truth which the culture was waken up in the east and the western people learn the culture from the east, therefore we…

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  • Cultural Differences Between Australia And India

    Abstract: Culture is the way in which people look at situations and solve their problems as cited in Trompenaars & Hampden-Turner, 1998. It’s a mix of the ideas, customs, social behaviour, beliefs and practices of a particular people of society. It impacts the way we view, organize, and conduct business and life. Cross-cultural differences directly influence the degree of success for any international business thus impacting areas like human resources, business alliances, foreign direct…

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  • Challenges Of International Students Essay

    In higher education, internationalization is defined as the “process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions or delivery of postsecondary education” (Knight, 2004, p. 11). As more and more international students are arriving on our university campuses each year, US institutions face the challenge and opportunity in providing these students a great and successful experience. As Urban & Orbe (2007) discovered, studying in the United States is…

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  • Expatriate Case Study

    The recent globalisation of the economy has brought about significant changes in the way in which New Zealand organisations operate. (Enderwick & Hodgson, 1993) One of the most important changes that have occurred from internationalisation of businesses is the use of expatriates in overseas roles. With increasingly more firms entering the global marketplace, the challenge of managing human resources on a global scale is becoming a critical development in international business. The selection of…

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  • Syrian Refugees: The Role Of Social Media

    explains our proposal and have it shared through popular pages, it would make a significance difference. This rhetorical approach can build on top of other ones because it addresses important physiological tendencies of users and how important intercultural competence is. Maybe one day in the foreseeable future people will be able to distinguish between what’s destroying humanity and what’s unifying…

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  • Personal Reflection On My Interpersonal Communication

    From the beginning I struggled with many things when it came to my overall communication skills. Speaking publicly was not something I had experience with so I didn’t know what to do with my hands for starters. I would feel a sense of uncomfort when talking to an audience. My instant reaction to this was to either play with my hands or keep them glued by my side. This was the first challenge that I faced over the duration of the class, but it certainly wasn’t the last. Using buzzwords in my…

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  • Annotated Bibliography: Culturally Responsive Classroom

    Annotated Bibliography Adkins-Coleman, T. A. (2010). "I 'm not afraid to come into your world": Case studies of teachers facilitating engagement in urban high school English classrooms. The Journal of Negro Education, 79(1), 41-53. This article seeks to provide teachers, particularly pre-service teachers’ insight into the classrooms of two urban high school English teachers in an effort to demonstrate the practices and beliefs which promote positive behavior and academic success among Black…

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