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Culture Bound: Bridging the Cultural Gap in Language Teaching (Cambridge Language Teaching Library)

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This collection of selected essays attempts to provide language teachers with a basis for introducing a cultural component into their teaching. It includes essays written especially for the volume, as well some which have been previously published.
Paperback, 222 pages
Published December 4th 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 29th 1986)
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Kama
First printing in 1986, the one I read is from 1996.

I decided to give it just 2 stars because of the following flaws:
1. Outdated content. I know it's not the books fault, it had the first printing in 1986. You can see it's most updated in the discussions about books for teaching/learning.
2. Too focused on USA and American English. I know it's Cambridge University Press, printed in USA so you might expect it to be about English, but the way it's like is that the whole world is learning English a
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