Comparative Study of International Practices in Developing Sociocultural Competence


  • Tkacheva Anastasiya Aleksandrovna Associated professor of Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, candidate of philological sciences



sociocultural competence, intercultural understanding, cross-cultural communication, international practices, comparative study


This article presents a comparative study on international practices in developing sociocultural competence and explores their potential application in the context of Uzbekistan. Sociocultural competence is crucial for effective intercultural understanding and communication in a globalized world. Drawing from a range of global practices, including educational initiatives, intercultural training programs, policies, and community engagement efforts, this study identifies effective strategies for enhancing sociocultural competence. The analysis highlights the importance of integrating sociocultural competence into educational curricula, providing experiential learning opportunities, delivering intercultural communication training, and promoting community engagement. The findings underscore the significance of multicultural policies and inclusive education. Recommendations are presented for educators, policymakers, intercultural trainers, and individuals engaged in cross-cultural interactions in Uzbekistan to foster sociocultural competence. By applying successful strategies from international practices and tailoring them to the Uzbekistan’s context, the article provides guidance to cultivate a culturally inclusive society that values diversity and promotes intercultural understanding and effective communication.


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How to Cite

Aleksandrovna, T. A. . (2024). Comparative Study of International Practices in Developing Sociocultural Competence. International Journal of Language Learning and Applied Linguistics, 3(1), 17–28.