English Language Teaching and Intercultural Communication Competence

Xiaochi Zhang, Jinjing ZHANG
2015 International journal for innovation education and research  
This article discusses about the relationship between linguistic competence and intercultural communication competence, and then about the functions of English language teaching in improving students' intercultural communication competence. Finally, it explores how to develop English language learners' intercultural communication competence in English language teaching and gives some useful suggestions, so as to really realize the final objective of English language teaching.
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol3.iss7.394 fatcat:73ccbfwhebayzeare7gif6p4fa