Marina Mogli, Kostas Magos


For immigrants/refugees, it is important to learn the language of their host country and to familiarize themselves with its culture. This is closely related to the intercultural competence not only of the immigrant/refugee students but also of their instructors. The present study attempts to examine the attitudes of instructors who teach Greek in non-formal educational settings regarding the importance of intercultural competence and the approaches they use. The findings show that, although the instructors have very positive attitudes toward intercultural competence, multiculturalism and multilingualism, in practice they do not really adopt intercultural practices.


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