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The Cultivation of English Intercultural Communication Ability Based on College Students' Cognitive Level Development

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DOI: 10.25236/icepms.2018.136


Linhui Wu

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Linhui Wu


Piaget believed that "learning belongs to development" and "education belongs to the development level of the educated". He argued that teaching must take into account the development stage of the students at that time. College English education and teaching reform must also consider the cognitive development status of college students, and the setting of college English courses, construction of English textbooks and teaching plans should be adapted to students' cognitive development stage. The fundamental purpose of foreign language teaching is to achieve intercultural communication and to communicate with people from different cultural backgrounds. In this paper, under the precondition of the development of the college students' cognitive level, from the concept of intercultural communication and analyzed from the perspective of the relationship between culture and language cultural differences impact on intercultural communication, this paper discusses in college English teaching practice, teachers should pay attention to culture teaching and language teaching, so as to comprehensively improve the quality of college English teaching, and greatly improve the students' intercultural communicative competence.


Cognitive Level, Intercultural Communication, College English Teaching