Intercultural Communication: Filling the Gaps

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David James Townsend, Shujitsu University

Many language students take courses to prepare them for study abroad or homestays, but they often return from these homestays perplexed at the types of questions posed to them while travelling as well as their own inability to answer these questions. This paper details a course designed to tap into the students’ collective knowledge of their own country while presenting the parallel information of a common travel destination, Canada.