Corpus ID: 150546713

The Role of Culture in Foreign Language Education. Q&A.

  title={The Role of Culture in Foreign Language Education. Q&A.},
  author={Genelle G. Morain},
  • Genelle G. Morain
  • Published 1986
  • Political Science
  • Those who warn that the United States is handicapped by a state of international illiteracy are concerned both that Americans are unable to communicate in other languages and that most are unprepared to operate with sensitivity in cross-cultural situations. Culture refers to the view of the world shared by members of a group, the patterns of behavior deriving from that view, and the utilitarian and expressive forms evolving from both. For many years, foreign language departments concentrated on… CONTINUE READING

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