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Mon 24 Oct 2011
18:00 - 19:30

Venue: Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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English: Cultural Workshop 1 (School of Technology)
Prerequisites

Mon 24 Oct 2011

Description

English Cultural Awareness Workshop

Target audience
  • Postgraduate Engineering Students
  • Postgraduate Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Students
  • Postgraduate Materials Science Students
  • Postgraduate Computer Laboratory Students
  • Postgraduate Chemistry Students
  • Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 24 Oct 2011   18:00 - 19:30 18:00 - 19:30 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Focus on the British lifestyle
  • Consider aspects of behaviour, manners, social conventions and traditions
  • British political system
  • Relationship between England and the rest of the UK
  • The role of the media and the monarchy
Aims
  • To demonstrate the importance of intercultural awareness in a multicultural environment such as the University
  • To students to have a greater awareness and understanding of contemporary British culture, attitudes and issues
Format

Class work and participation

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

One session of one and a half hours

Frequency

Yearly

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