The Impact of Street Interviews on Chinese EFL Undergraduates’ Intercultural Communicative Competence
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Street interviews
Intercultural Communicative Competence
Byram’s ICC model
Undergraduate English majors



Submitted : 2023-12-19
Accepted : 2024-01-03
Published : 2024-01-18


The study adopts Byram’s Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) model as the theoretical framework, and structured interviews were conducted to explore the impact of street interviews on the participants’ ICC. Analysis results revealed street interviews help students acquire knowledge in intercultural attitudes, intercultural knowledge, skills of discovery and interaction, and critical cultural awareness, aligning with the four components of Byram’s ICC model. Meanwhile, they have positive perceptions of street interviews. Therefore, street interviews have a positive effect on the development of participants’ ICC.


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