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KKENVA15 English and Intercultural Communication for team work in Demola 2 ECTS


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

This online course focuses on developing both English spoken communication skills as well as Intercultural competence in multicultural team work situations. During the course, students will learn and practice important vocabulary and intercultural competence strategies for participating effectively in multicultural meetings. Note: this course is only available to students involved in Demola projects as the purpose is to support the outcome of the Demola project!

Learning outcomes

Upon finishing the course, the students will be able to

- identify different cultural and linguistic styles of negotiation
- conduct and participate in a meeting in a multicultural team
- reflect on their own linguistic and intercultural development when working in multicultural teams


To achieve the learning outcomes, students will

- read texts / watch videos and then take part in group discussions online
- give and receive feedback from other students
- learn vocabulary /phrases related to participating effectively in meetings and one-on-one situations
- reflect on their own intercultural and linguistic behavior / performance during the Demola project
- write a final reflection on their own linguistic and intercultural development during the course

Teaching methods

Online work 52 h. This is an online course consisting of six milestones (all related to the team / project work in the Demola project) over a period of seven weeks.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Continuous evaluation. Milestone 1: 10% Milestone 2: 10% Milestone 3: 10% Milestone 4: 10% Milestone 5: 10% Milestone 6: 50% / 5: 93-100% of total points 4: 86-92% 3: 78-85% 2: 70-77% 1: 65-69%

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Language Centre
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