IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE IN ELT:THE CASE OF HIGH-SCHOOL BOOKS IN ENGLISH
The aim of this paper is to show how intercultural communication competence is and can be implemented in English language lessons. It will confirm that the cultural content is present in the students’ books but what is needed is accurate guidance and paying more attention on conducting the lesson in the right manner. Observations are chosen as a research instrument in this study in order to explain in details the cultural component of teaching English as a foreign language. Lesson observations based on action research is a systematic inquiry with the goal of informing practice in a particular situation. It is a way for teachers to discover what works best in their own classroom situation, occupying a midpoint on a continuum from teacher reflection on one end to traditional appraisal lesson observation on the other. The conclusion tells as that there are many challenges that teachers face with when teaching students from different ethnic backgrounds and if the teacher is not familiar with the student's cultural backgrounds they will be faced with difficulties in giving instruction or meeting their learning needs.
Key words: English language, teaching, intercultural competence, culture, communication.
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