Intercultural Communication: communicating across languages and cultures

The details
Colchester Campus
Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 14 January 2019
Friday 22 March 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

DIP T1Q909 Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting,
MA Q91112 Translation and Professional Practice,
MA Q91212 Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice,
MLANR990 Modern Languages (Translation)

Module description

By the end of the module students will have advanced insight in the dynamics of intercultural communication. This insight will rest on an overview of the most important kinds of research in the field of intercultural communication and familiarity with the main tools of intercultural analysis which will enable them to critically examine concrete case studies in intercultural communication.

Module aims

No information available.

Module learning outcomes

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Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

2 hour lecturer/seminar per week for the duration of 10 weeks Seminars will involve group work (discussions of issues associated with module readings; follow-up tasks) as well as class presentations.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Essay - 3000 words    100% 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
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Coursework Exam
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Beatriz De Paiva, email: bdepaiva@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Beatriz de Paiva
Dr Beatriz de Paiva, Room 4.211, Email: bdepaiva@essex.ac.uk



External examiner

Prof Jane Helen Stuart-Smith
The University of Glasgow
Professor Phonetics and Sociolinguistics
Dr Maciej Baranowski
University of Manchester
Senior Lecturer in English Sociolinguistics
Available via Moodle
Of 20 hours, 20 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


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