It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Foreign Language Teachers and Intercultural Communication
Languages for Intercultural Communication & Education
Foreign Language Teachers and Intercultural Communication: An International
Investigation reports on a study that focused on teachers' beliefs
regarding intercultural competence teaching in foreign language education.
Its conclusions are based on data collected in a quantitative comparative
study that comprises questionnaire answers received from teachers in seven
countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Mexico, Greece, Spain and Sweden. It
not only creates new knowledge on the variability, and relative
consistency, of today's foreign language teachers' views regarding
intercultural competence teaching in a number of countries, but also gives
us a picture that is both more concrete and more comprehensive than