Category: Interactional competence


Role of First Culture Knowledge in Foreign Language: Socialization in Japanese English Classroom Discourses

This study shows the relation between knowledge of first culture and its role in foreign language socialization in Japanese English classroom discourses. As defined simply, language socialization is socialization through the use of language and to use language (Ochs and Schieffelin, 2008). However, Japanese EFL learners tend to develop their communicative competence in the FL,