700 Reasons: Reason #32

Reason: 32
The Intercultural speaker is defined as having three main characteristics: Multilingual competence; Sensitivity to the identities present in interlingual and cross-frontier interaction; Ability to mediate/relate one’s own and other cultures with intercultural communicative competence
Byram, M. (1999) cited in Chambers, A. ‘Intercultural communication: the role of virtual mobility’ in Kelly et al. (eds) (2001) Third Level, Third Space: Intercultural Communication and Language in European Higher Education’ (Bern: Peter Lang), pp. 47-57
Related Keywords:
Communication, Intercultural competence, Multilingualism, Values