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Intercultural Understanding With Literary Texts and Feature Films

  1. Lothar Bredella

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0559

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Bredella, L. 2012. Intercultural Understanding With Literary Texts and Feature Films. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Is it possible to promote intercultural understanding with literary texts and feature films? What has to be considered in answering this question? In the first section I shall outline the structure of intercultural understanding (Fremdverstehen).

Keywords:

  • culture;
  • intercultural communication;
  • language teaching;
  • interactionist language studies;
  • interpretation;
  • translation