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By L. N. Kozina


<p>The  pa per em phasizes the  pros pects of cross-cultural dialog as a means of  poly-cultural education, and demonstrates the ex perience of culture dialog referring to a foreign language university course. Analyzing the existing definitions and s pecificities of cross-cultural dialog, the author regards it as a communicative context of culture clashes, as well as the mechanism of mutual understanding and enrichment in cultural and semantic s pheres. Consequently, the cross-cultural dialogue and its further reflection hel p to develo p active life attitude and readiness for  professional activity in a situation of multicultural diversity; on the other hand, it develo ps students’ ethnic identity, em pathy, and ability to re present the native culture. The theoretical  part of the research  presents a three-stage formation model of the cross-culture dialog aimed at develo ping a multicultural  personality; the  practical  part describes a seminar on the cross-culture dialog with students s pecializing in the Theory and Methods of English Language Teaching at Tumen State University. The  pa per is addressed to methodologists and foreign language teaches both  practicing and  pros pective.</p

Topics: межкультурный диалог, конфликт, смыслообразование, понимание, поликультурность, Education, L
Publisher: Russian State Vocational Pedagogical University
Year: 2014
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