Learning English for Intercultural Communication

  • Agata Klimczak-PawlakEmail author
Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)


The importance of knowing foreign languages, or at least one foreign language, has been stressed for decades now. As illustrated by the data in  Chap. 1 and every-day observations, English has become the most widely learnt language across Europe, it is present in every European’s life, be it in music, TV, advertising, school, work, or shops. Indeed, even in Polish shops we now often see the word ‘sale’ instead of its Polish counterpart.


Foreign Language Target Language Communicative Competence Linguistic Competence Language Competence 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of English StudiesUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

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