In episode 27, Stacey talks with Manuela Wagner all about her new book, Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence Across the Age Range: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) co-edited with Michael Byram and Dorie Conlon Perugini. Manuela describes how this collaborative, practice-oriented work came to be and how it might be useful for teachers.

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Show Notes

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You can find Manuela Wagner online…

University of Connecticut faculty page

And here are some resources we discussed on this episode:

…Rita Oleksak:
…Kris Gutiérrez:

…Two short articles which are introductions to Manuela’s work: and

…An article in a special edition of SCOLT:

…The book Stacey pledged to read at Manuela’s suggestion:
M. Byram, I. Golubeva, H. Han, & M. Wagner (Eds). From Principles to Practice in Education for Intercultural Citizenship. Multilingual Matters, 2016.

…An article in the NNELL journal Learning Language with Mike and Dorie :


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