Introduction. In Contemporary Society, The Boost Number

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Introduction In contemporary society, the boost number of young people choose to go abroad to study. There are over 7.2 million international students all over the world (Bohm et al., 2002) Because those students figure out that education abroad is more concerned about personality, and can be independent of them. However, second language learning has become one of the most serious problems for international students. Therefore, higher education provides language courses for international students who are not native-tongue. However, many students are not using the foreign languages fluently yet. If international students want a perfect comprehension of the target language, understanding of the new culture can be one of the most compelling…show more content…
(2010). When the international students talk with the native speaker, they will gain the information from the conversation which is the cultural exchange. For language learners, they can learn and summarize cultural elements from the dialogue. Moreover, if they use the cultures in the next conversation, they will become more confident. They will feel the distance between them and native speaker become closer, and can they become more confident than before. Thus, you can get more confident while you use the cultural exchange to learn the language. One major issue in early diversity class research concerned in a single cultural class, student acceptance will decline, because of their level thinking is unity and did not let those students feel self-confidence from learning something. (Sleeter, 2001) Also, the cultural exchange can provide the win-win situation for professors and students. For example, the opportunities to communicate with teachers become more because of the multilinguistic. (Yang, 2010) The language is different between students and professors. However, it has become the lubricant between them. People can be more curiosity while they have a different culture. Moreover, if they want to understand each other, they would like to exchange culture to achieve the common target. According to Sleeter “Preservice students of color bring a richer multicultural knowledge base to teacher
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