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International Journal of Educational Curriculum Management and Research, 2022, 3(3); doi: 10.38007/IJECMR.2022.030305.

Psychological Factors in Intercultural Communication and its Influence on Foreign Language Teaching


Yan Gao

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Yan Gao

School of Foreign Languages, Huzhou University, Huzhou, Zhejiang 313000, China


All people are affected by psychological factors in their intercultural communication, either consciously or unconsciously,so considerable time needs to be spent on the research of the main psychological factors that determine the cultural differences in our communication between cultures. Only in this way, can we really conduct effective and successful intercultural communication. The thesis points out that psychological factor such as stereotypes, values, ethnocentrism, prejudice, and so on all contribute to the production of successful intercultural communication. If we do not understand those psychological factors, we will never be able to conduct intercultural communication successfully in our lives. Therefore, in the foreign language teaching, we should pay attention to the psychological factors in intercultural Communication.


Intercultural Communication, Psychological Factors, Foreign Language Teaching

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Yan Gao. Psychological Factors in Intercultural Communication and its Influence on Foreign Language Teaching. International Journal of Educational Curriculum Management and Research (2022), Vol. 3, Issue 3: 33-40. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJECMR.2022.030305.


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