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Talking Across Cultures looks at the intertwined nature of culture and language with reference to different speech styles and the scope for prejudice or misunderstanding to occur in cross-cultural communication.
Looking at the speech styles of European, Asian, Australian (including Aboriginal) and Middle Eastern cultures, this unit covers oral and written forms of communication, cross-cultural and cross-linguistic transfer and linguistic prejudice.
Offered online by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, this unit will develop core skills necessary to become an effective teacher of English to speakers of other languages.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
In this TESOL unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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