What is intercultural communication? Do we need to learn it?
What is intercultural communication?
To put it simply, cross-cultural is the communication between people with different cultural backgrounds.
One level: communication between people of different countries and nationalities.
One level: communication between people of different sex, age, occupation and region in the same country or nationality.
In a sense, the communication between different people is cross-cultural communication.
Such as communication between the old and the young, and between men and women.
Cross-cultural communication does not start in modern times
As a social activity of human beings
Cross-cultural communication has a long history
Since time immemorial
Such as intermarriage of different RACES, the silk road, etc
The influencing factors are as follows:
1. Development of transportation and communication technologies
2. Economic globalization
3. Population mobility
Extensive international exchanges and cooperation
Intercultural communication · characteristics
Cross-cultural communication mainly refers to face-to-face communication between people
Cross-cultural communication involves many differences
Cross-cultural communication is prone to conflict
Most misunderstandings and conflicts in cross-cultural communication belong to "benign conflicts"
Cross-cultural communication often causes strong emotional reactions
Cross-cultural communication is not only a challenge, but also a harvest
he necessity of learning intercultural communication学习跨文化交际的必要性
1. Better understand Chinese culture
Only when Chinese teachers have a deep understanding of Chinese culture can they help Chinese learners to understand Chinese culture.
2. Build a keen cross-cultural awareness
Chinese teachers with keen cross-cultural awareness can correctly understand cultural differences, effectively and appropriately communicate with people from different cultural backgrounds, and calmly deal with misunderstandings and conflicts in cross-cultural communication.
3. Improve the ability of acculturation
People often experience "culture shock" when they live and work in a new culture.
Understanding the process and characteristics of cross-cultural adaptation can help Chinese teachers to complete the task of Chinese teaching happily and effectively.
4. Establish an open, tolerant and respectful cultural attitude
5. Improve the pertinence and effectiveness of Chinese teaching in different cultural environments
6. Master the methods and strategies to cultivate learners' intercultural communication skills