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Cultural Awareness: Should it be taught, can it be taught?


Hennebry, M, Cultural Awareness: Should it be taught, can it be taught?, Debates in Modern Languages Education, Routledge, P Driscoll, E Macaro and A Swarbrick (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 135-150. ISBN 9780415658331 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]


This chapter examines the relationship between language and culture, before considering the meaning of cultural awareness in the content of language teaching, and the ways in which it is represented in policy and practice as exemplified in national curricula for language teaching. An exploration of the teacher's voice in research studies completes this exposition.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:culture, language education, citizenship
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:LOTE, ESL and TESOL curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Pedagogy
UTAS Author:Hennebry, M (Dr Mairin Hennebry-Leung)
ID Code:140320
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2020-08-06
Last Modified:2020-08-27

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