Intercultural language learning (ICLL), however, emphasises the need for learners and users of language to move between languages and cultures, which, in turn, recognises positive aspects of using the first language in language acquisition (Liddicoat, 2008).
This paper investigates a Japanese language subject currently taught at an Australian university, utilising ICLL as the analytical framework.
First and foremost, ICLL places much emphasis on learners' development of intercultural competence.
In terms of pedagogy, ICLL adopts the following five principles:
Liddicoat maintains that noticing is critical in ICLL (Liddicoat, 2002, p.
There are some prior studies to date that have applied the concept of ICLL to Japanese language learning and teaching.
The main objective of this paper is to discuss the appropriateness of translation and interpreting tasks drawing upon the above mentioned framework, ICLL. To this end, firstly, we look into the nature and characteristics of the subject entitled 'Japanese Interpreting and Translation' itself using the same framework.
15 December 2009 - Austrian vaccine developer Intercell AG (WBAG: ICLL
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