Abstract—This paper first describes some definitions of CMC to determine what it is. Then technologies of communication through computer medium and instructional design was discussed. After the applications of CMC especially in language learning such as collaborative learning was described. There after the application of CMC in language acquisition and intercultural learning was compared. At last, a new idea for future working in this area has been suggested.
Index Terms—Authentic experiments, epistemic engagement, epistemic discourse, intercultural learning, computer – mediated communication.
Arash Dehghanian (Tel.: +989141772798, e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Arash Dehghanian and Mehdi Azizi, "English Language Acquisition and Intercultural Learning in Computer Mediated Communication," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 309-314, 2011.