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Cross-Cultural Communication - LNGS2617

Year - 2020

Intercultural communication is common, especially in today's globalized societies. It is challenging for people who engage in it, as well as for theories of communication in different societies. We consider approaches including conversation analysis, speech act theory, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and discourse analysis. In analysing samples of cross-cultural communication we attend to how social relationships are reflected in linguistic practices. We explore applied perspectives on intercultural communication in educational, courtroom and workplace interactions.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1500wd presentation (25%), 1x1500wd problem set (25%), 1x3000wd Essay (50%)


24 credit points


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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