TITLE

Reflection on the notion of culture teaching

AUTHOR(S)
Wang Xiao-yan
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
US-China Foreign Language;Jan2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author first briefly synthesizes some of the literature in the area of culture teaching, then gives a personal reflection on the notion of "culture teaching" in the foreign language classroom. Re-examining some of implications of teaching culture and the relationship of culture teaching to foreign language teaching, the author suggests that language and culture are inseparably and inevitably linked, and as such the focus of attention should be moved away from questions about the inclusion or exclusion of culture in a foreign language classroom, to issues of methodology involved in culture teaching.
ACCESSION #
32186789

 

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