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Laura González Fernández
Universidad de Salamanca
Vol. 4 No. 2 (2018), Articles, pages 83-102
Accepted: Jun 19, 2019
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This paper presents new theoretical perspectives and an innovative practical approach in the field of foreign languages for the development of the intercultural competence of Translation and Interpreting students. In order to do so, it carries out a diachronic study of the intercultural dimension in the field of FLT, paying particular attention to ELT in Translation and Interpreting studies. It then explores the current methodological trends in ELT that have proved to be more successful in addressing the development of intercultural communication. Taking these findings into account, it proposes a model of activities for the teaching of English as a second foreign language that seeks to improve the intercultural competence, especially its symbolic dimension, of the student of Translation and Interpreting, as a future cross-cultural mediator. 


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