Intercultural Communicative Competence is a complex of abilities needed to perform effectively and appropriately when interacting with others who are linguistically and culturally different from oneself. These abilities include: various characteristics or attributes, three areas or domains, four dimensions, host language proficiency (a fundamental component), and degrees of attainment that develop through a longitudinal process.
Below you will find documents about Intercultural Communicative Competence available for download. All are in Adobe Acrobat format (free reader can be found here.) Feel free to refer to them, share them, and use them in any way you wish.
Photo: Shown here with some of his students, Dr. Fantini under contract with the Japanese Ministry of Education to develop and implement the first MA Program in Intercultural Communication at Matsuyama University.