Download e-book for iPad: A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish: by Phiona Stanley

By Phiona Stanley

ISBN-10: 1138898953

ISBN-13: 9781138898950

The premise that intercultural touch produces intercultural competence underpins a lot explanation of backpacker tourism and in-country language schooling. even if, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing structures of cultural 'otherness' may possibly prevent intercultural competence improvement. this is often nowhere more true than in contexts during which huge disparities of strength, wealth, and privilege exist, and the place such positionings may match unproblematized. This examine contributes to theoretical understandings of ways intercultural competence develops via intercultural touch occasions via an in depth, a number of case research of 3 conceptually related contexts during which Western backpackers research Spanish in Latin the USA. This adventure, usually 'bundled' with home-stay, volunteer paintings, social, and vacationer stories, deals a wealthy set of empirical info during which to appreciate the character of intercultural competence and the procedures by which it can be constructed. versions of a unmarried, context-free, transferable intercultural competence are rejected. as a substitute, feedback are made as to how educators can assist organize intercultural sojourners by way of scaffolding their intercultural reflections and problematizing their very own intersectional identities and their assumptions. The examine is a serious ethnography with parts of autoethnographic mirrored image. The publication accordingly additionally contributes to improvement of this qualitative examine method and gives an empirical instance of its program.

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