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Tue 18 Nov 2014
16:00 - 18:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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English: Cultural Awareness

Tue 18 Nov 2014

Description

This informal seminar will consider some of the cultural differences experienced by participants, and also address questions arising from various aspects of living and working in both the multi-cultural environment of the University and the wider British community.

Target audience
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY*Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 18 Nov 2014   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Cultural awareness within the University environment
  • Aspects of the British lifestyle, British culture and contemporary social issues
Aims
  • To demonstrate the importance of intercultural awareness in a multicultural environment such as the University
  • To focus on the British lifestyle, considering aspects of behaviour, manners, social conventions and traditions
Format

Class work and participation

Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

Twice yearly (Michaelmas and repeated in Easter term)

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