This course explores ways in which culturally situated concepts, values, traditions, and communicative practices are expressed in and through languages and linguistic structures, including non-Indo-European and Australian Indigenous languages. The expression of cultural meanings is examined at the level of word meanings, grammatical constructions, discourse structures, and norms of conversational interaction. The course considers ways of analysing miscommunication in cross-cultural interaction, and cross-cultural translation issues.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Humanities and Social Science|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course explores ways in which language embodies cultural differences, and investigates problems and principles in the study of cross-cultural communication. Topics to be covered include:
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for LING6070|