Units of Study
ASNS6906 - Communicating in Asian Contexts
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Nerida Ruth Jarkey
Phone: +61 2 9351 6805
This unit takes a cross-cultural approach to analysing the interactions of speakers of Asian languages and other language backgrounds, both Asian and non-Asian. Theoretical approaches are introduced through case studies, focusing on cultural key words, language systems and interaction styles. Students will reflect on their own cultures, languages and interaction styles, and undertake 'cross-cultural' or 'intercultural' research, using secondary and primary sources (including videos, interviews, chat rooms). This is not a language unit; no knowledge of Asian languages is assumed.
class preparation and participation (10%), groupwork data-gathering presentation and report (1500wd equiv) (30%), 1x2000wd report/essay (30%), 1x1hr exam (equivalent to 1000wd) (30%)
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Seminar for ASNS6906
|Class||Communicating in Asian Contexts|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Eastern Avenue Seminar Room 115 F19|
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