Developing Cultural Awareness in Foreign Language Teaching

Zahra Ghorbani Shemshadsara

Abstract


Culture awareness has become an important focus of modern language education, a shift that reflects a greater awareness of the inseparability of language and culture, and the need to prepare students for intercultural communication. The paper reports on an ongoing study into the presence and status of cultural understanding in EFL teaching. In this paper, the underlying assumptions and influences of culture awareness in Language teaching and learning critically analyzed.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v5n3p95

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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