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Developing Cultural Awareness in Foreign Language Teaching

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Author(s): Zahra Ghorbani Shemshadsara

Journal: English Language Teaching
ISSN 1916-4742

Volume: 5;
Issue: 3;
Date: 2012;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Culture awareness has become an important focus of modern language education, a shift that reflects a greater awareness of the inseparability of language and culture, and the need to prepare students for intercultural communication. The paper reports on an ongoing study into the presence and status of cultural understanding in EFL teaching. In this paper, the underlying assumptions and influences of culture awareness in Language teaching and learning critically analyzed.

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