John Corbett Interview

“Interviews”Dr. John Corbett was interviewed about the concepts of communicative competence and intercultural competence, on December 12, 2020, by Rehana Paul, CID intern.

Dr. Corbett answers the following questions:

  • What is communicative competence?
  • How do communicative competence and intercultural dialogue fit together?
  • How does intercultural language education relate to these other terms?
  • How has COVID-19 influenced telecollaboration in intercultural communication?
  • Compare communicative competence to intercultural competence.

For further information, see his one-page summary:
Corbett, J. (2014). Communicative competence. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 9.


Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

One thought on “John Corbett Interview”

  1. Very interesting. The distinction between communicative competence, linguistic competence, and intercultural competence is made clear in a very simple way.

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