Intercultural Journeys: From Study to Residence Abroad

Hardcover | March 15, 2010

byJanes Jackson

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Focusing on the actual experiences of L2 students who travelled from their homes to foreign lands as part of a faculty-led, short-term SA program, the author explores the linkage between intercultural awareness and sensitivity, language development (e.g., sociopragmatic awareness), and identity reconstruction in young adult L2 learners.

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Focusing on the actual experiences of L2 students who travelled from their homes to foreign lands as part of a faculty-led, short-term SA program, the author explores the linkage between intercultural awareness and sensitivity, language development (e.g., sociopragmatic awareness), and identity reconstruction in young adult L2 learners...

JANE JACKSON is Convenor of Teaching & Learning Development Committee and New Asia College Coordinator, Department of English at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.71 × 5.65 × 0.86 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230527213

ISBN - 13:9780230527218

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
Globalization, Internationalization, and Study Abroad
Intercultural and Global Competencies
Groundwork for the Illustrative Case Studies
Nora’s Story
Mimi’s Story
Lana’s Story
Jade’s Story
Becoming Intercultural
Cultivating Global and Intercultural Competencies
Bibliography
Index