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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Intercultural Communication for the Global Workplace

Module code: EAL6200

HEAR transcript: included as co-curricular activities 

Module duration: weeks 5 / 2hrs a week 

Skills Points for doctoral students: 10

Non-credit bearing  

Preparation and assessment: none 

Planning to work abroad or in a multinational corporation? Learning the language, customs and culture is key but intercultural competence involves delving deeper. This module is designed to equip you with the skills to operate effectively in cross-cultural environments, looking at both verbal and non-verbal communication, at the deep values cultures are based upon and how these are reflected in anything from how people dress, the way they talk and behave, to the way they do business. Both undergraduates and postgraduates from every discipline are welcome to join this course. 

Key skills: communicating with cross-cultural awareness, using non-verbal clues to convey meaning, acting with empathy

Students' feedback on this module: 

"The module is very interesting and the materials are pretty good. They helped me in understanding other cultures."

"Teacher's enthusiasm and the materials are simply great. I enjoyed every session."

"This module is perfect. It should be offered to the wider student population!"



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