Engineering Language Unit

English: Cultural Awareness Workshops (Department of Engineering ONLY)

Provided by: ELU

Tue 30 Oct, Tue 20 Nov 2012  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room


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Description: English Cultural Awareness Workshop

Target audience:

  • PhD and Post Doc Engineering Students
  • School of Technology if places available after priority to PhD and Post Docs Engineering Students
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available

Duration: Two sessions of one and a half hours

  • It is recommended that both sessions are attended, although signing up for just one of the two is possible.

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 2

Date Time Venue Trainer
Tue 30 Oct 17:15 - 18:45 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Tue 20 Nov 17:15 - 18:45 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds

Format: Class work and participation

Frequency: Twice yearly (Michaelmas and Easter terms)

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

Topics covered:

  • Cultural awareness within the University environment
  • Aspects of the British lifestyle, British culture and contemporary social issues

Syllabus: Course syllabus is available

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