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Culture Bound Bridging the Cultural Gap in Language Teaching

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ISBN-10: 0521310458

ISBN-13: 9780521310451

Edition: 1986

Authors: Joyce Merrill Valdes, Michael Swan

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This book is designed to give language teachers a basis for introducing a cultural component into their teaching. The paperback edition is a collection of selected essays that attempts to provide language teachers with a basis for introducing a cultural component into their teaching. It includes essays written especially for the volume, as well as some that have been previously published.
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Book details

List price: $61.50
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/29/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Language, Thought, and Culture
Language and thought
Culture and the written language
Acculturation and mind
Learning a second culture
Cultural Differences and Similarities
How to compare two cultures
Kinesics and cross-cultural understanding
Intercultural differences and communicative approaches to foreign-language teaching in the Third World
' ... So near the United States'
Cultural clues to the Middle Eastern student
XANADU - 'A miracle of rare device': the teaching of English in China
Compliments in cross-cultural perspective
Classroom Applications
Culture in the classroom
Newspapers: vehicles for teaching ESOL with a cultural focus
Culture in literature
English language teaching from an intercultural perspective
An argument for culture analysis in the second language classroom
Culture bump and beyond
The culture test