Film Clips as Classroom Input in an Elective Audio-Visual College English Course in Mainland China

Suiling Liu


The present study introduces the design of classroom input for an elective Audio-visual College English course in Mainland China with the purpose of developing students’ intercultural communicative competence (ICC). Four groups of nineteen film clips in total, chosen from the Intercultural Film Database on four different cultural dimensions, are used as classroom input in the elective College English course, followed by classroom activities like group discussion, pair discussion and role play. Finally, topics for pair and group discussion for each cultural dimension are proposed.

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