Module Catalogues

Transition to Intercultural Learning

Module Title Transition to Intercultural Learning
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2019/20
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to help students continue the transition to University on a number of levels. Firstly it emphasizes the development of both receptive and productive English language skills. It also aims to raise students’ awareness of different cultures around the world and develop skills for intercultural communication and learning in an international university.

Learning outcomes

A Demonstrate a basic understanding of written and/or spoken texts relevant to different cultures and intercultural communication
B Produce writing on cultures from around the world and intercultural communication
C Demonstrate a basic understanding of different cultures
D Demonstrate an awareness of the skills necessary to successfully engage in intercultural experiences

Method of teaching and learning

Seminars will take an interactive and engaging approach, maximizing the use of learning technologies and flexible learning spaces where possible. Seminars will be supplemented by regularly assigned out of class activities.