Addressing culture in the EFL classroom: A dialogic proposal built up through dialogism
Bonilla Medina, S X and Alvarez Valencia, J A 2009. Addressing culture in the EFL classroom: A dialogic proposal built up through dialogism. PROFILE. 11 (2), pp. 151-170.
|Authors||Bonilla Medina, S X and Alvarez Valencia, J A|
Language teaching has gone from a linguistic centered approach towards a lingocultural experience in which learning a language goes hand in hand with the understanding of, not only the target culture but the learner’s own culture. This paper intends to describe and reflect upon a collaborative and dialogical experience carried out between two teachers of the Languages Program of Universidad de la Salle. The bilateral enrichment of such a pedagogical experience not only helped the teachers to improve their language teaching contexts but also prompted the construction of a theoretical proposal to enhance intercultural awareness and develop critical intercultural competence in FL learners.
|Keywords||EFL classroom, culture, interculturality, critical intercultural awareness, critical intercultural competence, dialogical process|
|Journal citation||11 (2), pp. 151-170|
|Publisher||Universidad Nacional de Colombia|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/profile|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||28 Apr 2013|
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