Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence through English Phraseological Units
The article is devoted to the study of Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC). through phraseological units. Teaching foreign languages is an intercultural process. Developing intercultural communicative competence has become a central issue in teaching English as a foreign language. Four categories of tasks based on English phraseological units aimed at developing ICC have been developed, according to a modified Byram’s model of ICC. They are: Knowledge of Culture, Attitudes towards Culture, Interpreting and Relating Culture, and Intercultural Interaction.