Intercultural materials

Intercultural materials for teachers

Intercultural Communication: Adrian Holliday’s Non-Essentialist Model, ‘Cultural Blocks and Threads’

Aims and Objectives:

This workshop seeks to explore our attitudes to intercultural communication through a discussion of Adrian Holliday’s Non-Essentialist Model, ‘Cultural blocks and threads’.
Learning Outcomes:

Students will have thought about intercultural communication in terms of Adrian Holliday’s Non-Essentialist Model, ‘Cultural blocks and threads’, rather than essentialist approaches.

Students will have gained more vocabulary.

Students will have gained reading skills.
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People Health and Illness workshop

This workshop is designed to introduce students to different people, practices, cultures, beliefs and systems in relation to health and illness. This is vital in healthcare professionals and helps to start provoking students to be aware of, think about and learn about differences.

orange sheets of paper lie on a green school board and form a chat bubble with three crumpled papers.

Intercultural communication skills: E-mailing

Aims and Objectives:

This session seeks to explore our attitudes to intercultural communication through a discussion of our e-mailing practices and dilemmas

Learning Outcomes:

· Students will have thought about e-mailing in terms of intercultural communication (rather than English language)

· Students will have thought about what intercultural communication means in their own contexts

· Students will have reflected on their own experiences of e-mail communication and how to improve future e-mail exchanges

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Cultural Diversity in Spain: the experience of second-generation migrants

Aims and Objectives:  

This session seeks to: 

  • Raise awareness of cultural diversity in Spain 
  • Consider the advantages and challenges of young people with dual heritage 
  • Reflect on the identity of others and one’s self 

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