Languages and Literatures
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
With Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D.
Crossing Cultures in the Language
Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
2004, 303 pages
Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom links
theory with experiential activities that will be helpful for use in
teacher training or certificate programs. The goals of this book
for the teacher educator are to expand cultural awareness, to
acquire an in-depth understanding of culture and its relationship
to language, and to comprehend and implement observations of
cultural similarities and differences. The book will help both
current and prospective teachers develop the abilities to discern
which cultural elements affect communicative interactions, why they
affect the interactions, and how they do so.