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(Hahn 1980)

Title:  "Let's Try a Positive Approach.
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Publication: FOREIGN LANGUAGE ANNALS 13/5 (1980):415-417.
Authors:   Hahn, S. L. 
Date:   (1980)
Hahn, S. L. "Let's Try a Positive Approach." FOREIGN LANGUAGE ANNALS 13/5 (1980):415-417.

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  • Cites research indicating that students' attitudes toward foreign cultures are more positive if classroom activities begin by stressing similarities between the native and foreign culture rather than focusing on differences. Identifies and describes classroom activities that can foster cross-cultural empathy.  (COTTON)*


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