Credit points: 15
In this subject we aim to develop students' skills in communicating with those from other cultural backgrounds. In order to understand the dynamics of intercultural communication we make use of real examples of intercultural discourse and analyse them using methodologies from ethnography of communication, conversation analysis and interactional sociolinguistics. The cultural values associated with particular aspects of communication such as non-verbal communication, discourse organisation, politeness, greetings, requests and attitudes to emotion are also discussed.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorZane Goebel
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Must have passed 15 credit points at any level from Linguistics, or must have passed 15 credit points of any Faculty and Humanities and Social Sciences subject. All other students require Coordinator's approval.
Incompatible subjects LIN2CCC
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Intercultural Communication: A Discourse Approach||Recommended||Scollon, R., Wong Scollon, S., Jones, R., 2012||3RD ED., WILEY-BLACKWELL, OXFORD|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZane Goebel
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
|Major essay (2000 words)||50|
|Reading assignment (800 words)||20|
|Reflective assignment (1200 words)||30|