Aspects of Culture in Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Learning

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20200-1 (Print) 978-3-642-20201-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

  3. Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-20

      Understanding Culture Through a Lingua Franca

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      Pages 21-33

      Sensitizing Foreign Language Learners to Cultural Diversity Through Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence

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      Pages 35-48

      Do We Need to Teach Culture and How Much Culture Do We Need?

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      Pages 49-62

      The Contribution of FL Learning Experiences to the Development of Multicultural Identity

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      Pages 63-73

      The Attitudes of English Teachers Towards Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence

  4. Cultural differences in language instruction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-94

      Cultural Differences in Perceptions of Form-Focused Instruction: The Case of Advanced Polish and Italian Learners

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      Pages 95-106

      Multilingual/Multicultural Perspective on the Identification of Dyslexia

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      Pages 107-120

      Is Teaching Culture-Bound? A Cross-Cultural Study on the Beliefs of ELT Teachers

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      Pages 121-137

      Australian Experience of Culturally Diverse University Classrooms

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      Pages 139-147

      Culture Through Literature in Foreign Language Teaching

  5. Culture-related concepts and constructs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-165

      Time as Cultural Construct: Some Preliminary Remarks on the Conceptualization of Time in L1 and L2

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      Pages 167-181

      Getting Rid of the Modesty Stigma

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      Pages 183-191

      Language Distance Across Cultures as a Way of Expressing Politeness and Not Only

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      Pages 193-216

      Ethnic and Disciplinary Cultures and Understatement: Litotic Constructions in Polish and English Linguistics and Biology Research Articles

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      Pages 217-231

      Ways of Expressing Birthday, Christmas and New Year’s and Easter Wishes in L2 and L3: Cross-Cultural Transfer and Interlanguage Pragmatics

  6. Culture-related issues in Polish educational context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 233-233

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      Pages 235-250

      Willingness to Communicate in L2 and Self-Perceived Levels of FL Skills in Polish Adolescents

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      Pages 251-262

      The Ideal L2 Self and International Posture in the Polish Educational Context

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      Pages 263-272

      Pragmatic Aspects of Culture in Foreign Language Learning

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      Pages 273-285

      Strangers in Paradise. The Role of Target Language Culture in Foreign Language Teaching Materials

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 287-291