Intercultural competence in a face-to-face tandem language learning: a micro-analytic perspective

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    Abstract

    This article is an investigation into the characteristics of intercultural competence in a face-to-face tandem language learning context between English and Chinese postgraduate students. It examines idiomatic meaning exchanges through the adoption of a conversation analytical perspective. It is a contribution to the existing body of knowledge on intercultural competence and on tandem language learning. However, unlike previous research in this field, this research uses a micro-analytical account of ‘repair’, ‘turn taking practices’, and‘preference organisation’ in order to unravel the cultural differences between the participants and the ways in which they orient to them in a face-to-face tandem language learning context.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)304-317
    Number of pages14
    JournalLanguage and Intercultural Communication
    Volume21
    Issue number2
    Early online date3 Nov 2020
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2021

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