Units of Study
LNGS2617 - Cross-Cultural Communication
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Loy Lising
In today's globalized and multicultural societies, intercultural communication is common. It challenges people who engage in it, and theories of communication in different societies (i.e. cross-cultural communication). We consider approaches including conversation analysis, speech act theory, interactional sociolinguistics, the ethnography of communication, and discourse analysis. In analysing samples of cross-cultural communication we attend to how social relationships between participants are reflected in their linguistic practices. We explore applied perspectives on intercultural communication in educational, courtroom and workplace interactions.
1x1500wd presentation (25%), 1x1500wd problem set (25%), 1x3000wd essay (50%)
(12 junior credit points from (LNGS1001, LNGS1002, LNGS1003, LNGS1004, LNGS1005)) or (Credit average in 12 senior credit points from one of the foreign languages (French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, German, Latin, Modern Greek, Ancient Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Korean, Thai, Yiddish, Hebrew, Syriac, Aramaic, Sanskrit)
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Seminar for LNGS2617
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Teachers College Lecture Room 448 A22|
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