Language and Speech as a Factor of Acculturation of International Students

Keywords: language, speech, acculturation, international students.


The abstract reveal the problem of acculturation by international students. There are four main types of acculturation strategies: assimilation, separation, marginalization and integration. We agree that the most successful is integration. It is well known, that the language and speech belong to the important part of the acculturation proses. The language skills can help or slack the acculturation of the international students to the new environment. That means that the langue skills make the adaptation easier and more comfortable and provide successful learning proses. On the other hand the acculturation can take much more time and affect their mental health. It is important for the universities to work out some acculturation programs in order to help and support their international students.


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Tarasiuk, I. (2020). Language and Speech as a Factor of Acculturation of International Students. Psycholinguistics in a Modern World, 15, 238-240.