firstname.lastname@example.org, Dokuz Eylul University
Learning and teaching intercultural communication skills are inevitable in English language teaching classes where English is taught as a second or as a foreign language. If some of the students in our classes are from different countries and if they have different nationalities, instructors who teach English courses in those classes should have multicultural and intercultural skills in order to understand them more effectively. This study deals with the intercultural skills and how we should teach them to our students effectively. Definitions of the intercultural communication skills will be given. Intercultural communication competence will be explained. How the intercultural competence are taught and how the intercultural communication skills are taught in maincourse and speaking classes will be handled. Sample classroom activies and games will be shared. Books and websites on intercultural communication competence will be suggested.
intercultural communication, intercultural communication competence, maincourse and speaking classes, sample classroom activities, books and websites