700 Reasons: Reason #70

Reason: 70
The contribution of language teaching to the culture of peace is not limited-far from it- to the building up of linguistic skills enabling individuals to communicate beyond the borders of their own country. There are many ways that langage teaching can make a contribution, but perhaps first and foremost, is the fact that it can make learners aware of the relative vision of the world inherent in their own language and society
Candelier, M., MacDonald-Smith, F., Reig-Garganta, D. The contribution of modern language teaching to peace (Graz: European Centre for Modern Languages, Workshop Report, 30 September-3 October 1998)
Related Keywords:
Communication, Intercultural competence, International relations, Language learning skills, Teaching, Values