Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Byram, M. 2012. Intercultural Competence. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
“Intercultural competence” has become a sufficiently established phrase to justify the publication of a handbook (Deardorff, 2009). “Intercultural” as a term in language teaching emerged in the 1980s as a development of the concept of “communicative competence,” which was by then widely agreed to be the aim of foreign-language teaching and learning (Byram, 1997, p. 3).
- educational linguistics;
- intercultural communication;
- language teaching