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Academic Paper

Title: Interkulturelle Kommunikation (Intercultural Communication)
Author: Frank Kostrzewa
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Institution: Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Abstract: Successful intercultural communication can be defined as the ability to communicate with members of foreign societies equally well as with members of one's own community. This ability does not only imly the application of language knowledge, it also includes affective dimensions like empathy and tolerance. The article concentrates on the intercultural communication of Korean learners of German and -in a second part- describes elements of intercultural education.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Fremdsprachen und Hochschule 73 (2005), 19-27.
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