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The potentials for citizenship education in English as a foreign language - a Swedish perspective

Author(s) Ulla Lundgren  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2004  
Editor A. Ross, The Experience of Citizenship  
Language English  
Age group -  
Intercultural understanding could be seen as a crucial quality of education for global citizenship. This study examines the prospects of developing intercultural understanding through English as a foreign language (EFL) in the Swedish comprehensive school. The intercultural dimension of EFL education is analysed as three discourses The findings are summarized as opportunities and obstacles for developing intercultural understanding in EFL education.

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