On Intercultural Communicative Competence
This paper discusses the issue of communicative competence in relation to intercultural communication. By distinguishing culture_specific communicative competence from intercultural communicative competence, it argues that the two are fundamentally different and therefore the former should not be taken for the latter if intercultural communication is to be substantially improved in our multi_cultural world. It also offers a preliminary analysis of the components of intercultural communicative competence, suggesting that its grammatical and strategic components, unlike their counterparts in culture_specific communicative competence, may be far more salient than the other components.
【CateGory Index】： H319.3