In this course, students will have an opportunity to reflect upon linguistic and cultural issues that shape professional communication between individuals from different cultural backgrounds and societies, with particular focus being placed on Anglo-German communication. In addition to sensitising students to possible conceptual, linguistic and discoursal differences that may influence the professional communication styles of speakers from different linguistic groups, the course will enable students to develop and practise the oral and written skills they need to communicate effectively in English in a whole range of situations requiring professional cross-cultural exchange. Students will have the opportunity to plan, organize and conduct simulated meetings and negotiations in English, to engage in cross-cultural mediation, and to participate in project-work linked to intercultural management.
Maximal 15 Teilnehmer.
Registration by email: email@example.com by Thursday, 14th April 2016 with details of Fachsemester and courses already taken in Sprachpraxis modules 1a and 1b.