IJSSH 2012 Vol.2(6): 522-524 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2012.V2.161

The Study of Culture on Foreign Language Teaching

Somayeh Mohammadi Chahak and Fatemeh Sadat Basirizadeh

Abstract—Foreign language is included of several components, including grammar, communicative, language proficiency, for learners, the knowledge of the conventions, customs, beliefs, is indisputably an integral part of foreign language learning. Teaching a foreign language is not only learning structure or learning new vocabulary and expressions but mainly incorporates, cultural elements, which are not integrated with language itself. This paper shows that effective communication is more important than language proficiency .Culture promotes objectivity and cultural perception. In fact, most teachers and students lose sight of the fact that knowledge of grammatical system of a language has to be complemented by understanding of culture specific meanings.

Index Terms—Acquisition, culture, language, communication

Somayeh Mohammadi Chahak and Fatemeh Sadat Basirizadeh are with Islamic Azad University, Qom branch, Qom, IRAN (e-mail:sm_sevenj@yahoo.com)

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Cite: Somayeh Mohammadi Chahak and Fatemeh Sadat Basirizadeh, "The Study of Culture on Foreign Language Teaching,"  International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 522-524, 2012.

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