In episode 11 of We Teach Languages, Stacey answers a couple of listener questions about teaching culture. 1) Should I teach culture in students’ native language or in the target language? 2) What is the best way to assess students’ knowledge of culture?

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Show Notes

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Scholars and resources mentioned on the show:

Blooms taxonomy: https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/blooms-taxonomy/

Intercultural Competence in Instructed Language Learning: Bridging Theory and Practice by Paula Garrett-Rucks http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Intercultural-Competence-in-Instructed-Language-Learning

 

Intercultural Learning in Modern Language Education: Expanding Meaning-Making Potentials by Erin Kearney http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783094660

And the upcoming book we first learned about in Episode 8- Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781783098897

Intercultural competence issue of The Language Educator: https://www.actfl.org/publications/the-language-educator/augustseptember-2015

Special issue on Intercultural Competence issue of Dimension: http://www.scolt.org/images/PDFs/dimension/2016_Dimension_Final.pdf

 

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