نوع مقاله : علمی- پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 استادیار زبان انگلیسی، دانشگاه بوعلی سینا

2 کارشناسی‌ارشد‌آموزش‌زبان‌انگلیسی،بوعلی‌سینا

چکیده

هدف از مطالعة ‌‌حاضر بررسی دیدگاه معلمان زبان‌‌ انگلیسی در خصوص توان بالقوة یکی از کتب ملی آموزش زبان انگلیسی به نام پراسپکت ‌‌یک در پرورش «توانش بینافرهنگی» دانش‌‌آموزان مقطع ‌‌اول متوسطه است. 70 معلم با سابقة تدریس کتاب مزبور از طریق روش نمونه‌‌گیری دردسترس برای پاسخ‌گویی به پرسش‌نامه‌‌‌‌ای محقق‌ساخته انتخاب شدند؛ علاوه بر این، 22 نفر از آنان در مصاحبه‌‌‌‌ای نیمه‌‌ساختار‌‌یافته شرکت کردند. نتایج نشان داد که کتاب مورد نظر فاقد توان بالقوة لازم در پرورش توانش بینافرهنگی است. هم‌چنین، نتایج مصاحبه حاکی از آن بود که: الف) هم کتاب‌‌های پیشین و هم کتاب پیش ‌‌رو به لحاظ پرورش توانش بینافرهنگی عملکرد ضعیفی دارند؛ ب) کتاب مورد نظر فاقد اهداف بینافرهنگی است؛ ج) عملکرد کتاب به لحاظ ویژگی‌‌های فرهنگی و بینافرهنگی از دیدگاه دانش‌‌آموزان مقبول نیست؛ د) فعالیت‌های این کتاب توانش بینافرهنگی را تقویت نمی‌‌کند؛ و هـ) از نقاط‌‌ ضعف اصلی این کتاب معرفی نکردن فرهنگ زبان‌‌ خارجی مورد نظر و سایر فرهنگ‌‌ها، نگرش بسته و متعصبانه به روابط بین‌‌انسانی، و بومی‌‌سازی افراطی است.

کلیدواژه‌ها

عنوان مقاله [English]

Iranian EFL Teachers’ Perspectives about Prospect One’s Intercultural Competence Development

نویسندگان [English]

  • Mohammad Ahmadi Safa 1
  • Mojtaba Farahani 2

چکیده [English]

Abstract
The present study aimed at investigating the Iranian EFL teachers’ perspectives on the Intercultural Competence development potentiality of an Iranian ELT textbook named “Prospect One”. To this end, 70 teachers were chosen for answering a researcher-made questionnaire, 22 of whom participated in the interview. The findings revealed that the evaluated textbook lacked the necessary potential for developing Intercultural Competence. Interview results showed that (a) both previous Iranian ELT textbooks and the current one demonstrated a weak performance for developing Intercultural Competence; (b) the current book lacked intercultural objectives; (c) with regard to its cultural and intercultural features, students did not consider the current book to be appropriate; (d) different tasks in the book did not intend to reinforce Intercultural Competence; and (e) the lack of foreign language culture and other cultures’ introduction, fanatical and dogmatic views on human relations, and over-nativization were among the major pitfalls of the Prospect One.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Keyword: Intercultural Competence
  • Prospect One
  • material evaluation
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