We Teach Languages Episode 61: A Throwback Episode with Dorie Conlon Perugini and Manuela Wagner

In episode 61, Stacey looks back at two episodes from 2017 in which two of the editors of the book Intercultural Communicative Competence Across the Age Range discuss the book’s origins and ideas. Check out the show notes for links to the full episodes as well as useful resources related to intercultural communicative competence.

 

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Show Notes

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or use this contact form to send us an email.

Dorie was originally on episode 8 and Manuela was originally on episode 27

Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range From Theory to Practice Edited by: Manuela Wagner, Dorie Conlon Perugini, Michael Byram

A few more resources on intercultural communicative competence…

… Byram’s excellent book Teaching and Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC)

an entire issue of The Language Educator was dedicated to ICC in 2015. Manuela Wagner and Michael Byram wrote an article in that issue (as did Stacey Margarita Johnson, by the way)

an introduction to the intercultural dimension of language teaching by Michael Byram

an article by Michael Byram

an alternative take on ICC

Book Giveaway Winners Announced!

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Back in November, we asked you all to tell us your intercultural classroom story to win a copy of the new book Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) edited by podcast guests Dorie Conlon Perugini and Manuela Wagner with Michael Byram.

We had several excellent entries, and are excited to announce the winners:

Congratulations Melanie Thomas and Jessica Gillespie

We hope you enjoy your book from Multilingual Matters, and we cannot wait to share your intercultural stories with the world on an upcoming podcast episode.

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Book Giveaway!!!

Tell us your intercultural classroom story and you could win one of three copies of the new book Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence: From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) edited by podcast guests Dorie Conlon Perugini and Manuela Wagner with Michael Byram.  Your story might also be featured in a future ICC-themed episode of the podcast!

We want you to tell us about a time when your students succeeded at communicating interculturally in your classroom. You can tell us about a lesson that worked, or an unexpected moment that demonstrated learning, or any other story from your classroom that exemplifies intercultural learning.

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Manuela and Stacey will listen to every submission and pick three to win a free copy of this new book!!! –> –> –>

You can submit your story by calling our Google Voice number (629)888-3398 and leaving a voicemail. Or you can record on your own laptop and send the file (or a link to the file) to our email weteachlang@gmail.com. If you would rather schedule a phone call, we can arrange that too! There is no length requirement for the audio submissions, and all submissions no matter their length will receive our consideration.

If you have any questions or need a little help getting your audio file submitted, please reach out! You can email, call, leave a comment under this blog post, or use our contact form!

Please spread the word and encourage your brilliant colleagues to send us their ICC stories! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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We Teach Languages Episode 27: Teaching Intercultural Communicative Competence Across the Age Range with Manuela Wagner

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.

Be sure to listen all the way to the end to hear about how you can be one of three We Teach Languages listeners to win a free copy of this book AND appear on a future episode of the podcast!

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Show Notes

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or use this contact form to send us an email.

You can find Manuela Wagner online…

University of Connecticut faculty page

And here are some resources we discussed on this episode:

…Rita Oleksak: http://www.glastonburyforeignlanguage.org/
…Kris Gutiérrez: https://gse.berkeley.edu/people/kris-guti%C3%A9rrez

…Two short articles which are introductions to Manuela’s work: http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/content/21228 and http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/content/21294

…An article in a special edition of SCOLT:  http://www.scolt.org/images/PDFs/dimension/2016_Dimension_Final.pdf

…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.   http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783096541.
BLOG: https://channelviewpublications.wordpress.com/2016/10/07/from-principles-to-practice-in-education-for-intercultural-citizenship/

…An article in the NNELL journal Learning Language with Mike and Dorie : https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1091126

 

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