Proceedings of The 5th International Academic Conference on Teaching, Learning and Education
EFL learning and Intercultural Education
The spread of English throughout the world had led its status as a global lingua franca. English language teaching should help learners develop their intercultural understanding of multicultural and multiethnic society around the world. The purposes of the study were to explore: (1) the development of intercultural education in Taiwan; (2) why intercultural education is importance; (3) the relation between intercultural education and EFL learning; and (4) how to integrate intercultural issues in Taiwan’s EFL classes. The teaching procedures and classroom activities would be discussed.
Keywords: global English, EFL learning, Intercultural Education, Intercultural Learning, Classroom activities.