Bridging Culture Acquisition And Language Learning
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This paper gives an in-depth description of how culture acquisition is a spectrum with monocultural identity on one side of the spectrum and transculturation on the other. It further notes that culture acquisition is a journey of discovery and negotiation and is right at the heart of language learning. Various scholars and their works are cited.
From the Paper:"...suggests that culture acquisition (CA) is a spectrum with monocultural identity on one side of the spectrum and transculturation (identification with the host culture) on the other (p. 28); thus, CA is a journey of discovery and negotiation. In fact, the CA journey is right at the heart of language learning. For example, Tong (1997) argues that "the acquisition and use of English is a measure of the degree to which students have become acculturated to the host culture" (p. 45). In other words, in the academic studies cited by Tong, it is not language skill..."
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