International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Intercultural Competence for Teachers of German as a Foreign Language – Mixed Game Model and Multi-Collectivity
Marion Grein

Every language teacher is in need of intercultural competence. In Germany, the terms “culture” and “intercultural” are under attack and, thus, the necessity of intercultural trainings is often negated. In my article, I will combine two approaches concerned with cultural differences, the so called Dialogic Action Game (Mixed Game Model; MGM) and the approach of Multi-Collectivity. The linking of these two approaches will focus shared values on the one hand and diversity on the other. Applying both approaches in teaching intercultural competence transcends the dissenting opinions of the impact of culture.

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