The Cultivation of Cross-cultural Communicative Competence in ELT in Higher Vocational Colleges

Duntian Wang
2017 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
Higher Vocational English teaching involves not only the teaching of basic knowledge of vocabulary and grammar but also the cultivation of students' intercultural communicative competence. In order to improve their abilities in cross-cultural communication, language teachers should develop not only their language competence, but also communicative competence. This paper presents an understanding on the general cultural differences between the west and China, analyzes the current situation of
more » ... ent situation of Higher Vocational English teaching in China, and gives some suggestions concerning the goals of foreign culture acquisition and the ways of culture training.
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/ssme2017/12929 fatcat:65xn2ao7lfbcbczb5xmjlwe3za