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Intercultural Moments in Teaching English through Film

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Author(s): Lee Zoreda , Margaret

Journal: Reencuentro
ISSN 0188-168X

Issue: 47;
Start page: 65;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Curriculum | English | Film and Intercultural.

ABSTRACT
This paper describes the advanced course, ¿Intercultural Encounters in Anglophone Film,¿ in the English program at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, pointing out why its various films can promote intercultural reflection. After indicating the importance of culture in the foreign language curriculum and its relationship to film, the author presents a general overview of the course, summaries of the films analyzed, and describes specific instances in which an intercultural perspective can be fostered.
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