This unit investigates the links between language and culture, and the importance of considering and analysing the linguistic and cultural differences of learners within any learning and teaching context. In particular, you will explore three main themes. Firstly, you will look at the interdependence of language and culture. Secondly, you will investigate how linguistic and cultural differences can affect how people learn. Thirdly, you will look at the challenges and opportunities presented by intercultural communication in todays globalized world. You will be required to analyse a school based scenario and provide recommendations on how best to facilitate intercultural communication.
|Unit name||Languages and Culture|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Andy Bown|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- apply knowledge of the relationship between language and culture to a learning environment.
- critically analyse and evaluate the potential impact of linguistic and cultural differences on learning.
- evaluate the importance of intercultural communication, and recommend ways in which it can be facilitated in a learning environment.
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