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

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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

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

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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: 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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We Teach Languages Episode 11: Listener Questions about Culture Instruction

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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We Teach Languages Episode 8: Building Classroom Practices and Intercultural Competence in Early Language Learning with Dorie Conlon Perugini

In episode 8 of We Teach Languages, Stacey talks with elementary Spanish teacher Dorie Conlon Perugini about the opportunities she’s had to develop her own practice, to share classroom practices with others, and to support early language learners as they develop intercultural competence. We also get to learn about her forthcoming book co-edited/co-written with two of my favorite authors, Manuela Wagner and Michael Byram.

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Show Notes

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Scholars and research mentioned on the show:

Dorie Conlin Perugini’s website: http://www.aglobalclassroom.com/about/ 

and her Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/doriecp

Dorie’s forthcoming book: Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range
From Theory to Practice (Multilingual Matters, 2017) http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781783098897

NNELL Summer Institute: http://nnell.org/summer-institute-2017/

The blog post Dorie mentioned on the show that has a great list of world language blogs to follow: http://musicuentos.com/2017/02/watch-these-17/

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