Intercultural competence is of special importance in cross-border working environments and, thus, also in vocational education. Working or learning in multilingual teams goes along with meeting people from different cultural backgrounds. Interculturality is complex and has a variety of facets.
In the following chapters, we provide above all practical ideas and impulses for the integration of intercultural competence in language learning and teaching in cross-border vocational settings, e.g. with regard to non-verbal communication.
In this context, we want to critically highlight three aspects: