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Title: 透過電影提升英語為外語學習者的跨文化能力:台灣國中生之個案研究
Developing EFL Learners’ Intercultural Competence through Films: A Case Study of Taiwanese Junior High School Students
Authors: 李明恩
Li, Ming-En
Contributors: 許麗媛
Hsu, Li-Yuan
Li, Ming-En
Keywords: 跨文化能力
Intercultural competence
Foreign films
Reflective diaries
Date: 2020
Issue Date: 2020-08-03 18:33:15 (UTC+8)
Abstract: 根據之前的研究結果顯示,電影能夠提供學生豐富的跨文化學習經驗。然而;雖然電影已被一些研究者採用以期培養大學生的跨文化能力,卻鮮少有研究探討其用來提升英語為第二外語的國中生的跨文化能力。隨著全球化的趨勢,及早培養跨文化能力也越顯重要。因此,此研究探討一群英語為第二外語的台灣國中生,在經歷一學期透過電影學習跨文化的課程後,其跨文化能力的展現以及學生對於透過電影培養跨文化能力的心得與想法。參與研究的學生為十三位相同選修社團的成員,研究者透過學生的學習日記以及訪談資料進行質性分析。
Research has found that films are a good way to provide rich resources for intercultural learning. Although a number of studies were conducted in the past to explore how to use films to cultivate college students’ intercultural competence (IC), few studies have been reported on the use of films in high school students in the EFL context. Given the importance of cultivating students’ intercultural competence in this globalized world, this study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of using films on developing a group of Taiwanese junior high school students’ intercultural competence as well as their perceptions of this approach. A total of 13 students from the same elective course were recruited to participate in the study. Data were collected from the participants’ reflective diaries and interviews, which were analyzed qualitatively. The results showed that students developed their IC in three dimensions: affective, cognitive, and behavioral ones. Students also held a positive attitude towards intercultural learning through films. Finally, based on the results of this study, some suggestions for intercultural learning and teaching through films are provided.
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