Inter- and Transcultural Learning in the Context of Canadian Young Adult Fiction

ab 34,90 

Grit Alter

ISBN 978-3-643-90675-5
Band-Nr. 5
Jahr 2015
Seiten 378
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Fremdsprachendidaktik in globaler Perspektive


Within the past few years transcultural learning has become
one of the key terms in TEFL theory. Central concerns in
current research include differentiating between inter- and
transcultural learning, navigating processes of
understanding otherness, and assessing cultural competences.
Using these aspects this study investigates texts
recommended for cultural learning and key components of
implementing literature in ELT. The results call for a more
holistic perception of alterity and argue in favour of
transcultural literature as a basis for transcultural

Grit Alter is a researcher affiliated with
the University of Innsbruck.