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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KKIN1 Language, Communication and Culture 5 ECTS
Organised by
Intercultural Communication


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

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will have
• attained an understanding of the concepts of language, communication and culture
• increased their awareness of the role of these concepts in intercultural interaction.
• developed a critical understanding of the field of Intercultural Communication


In order to attain the intended learning outcomes, the course combines experiential intercultural learning, reflective/critical discussion and participatory lectures. Independent work will consist of readings (including research articles and literary extracts) and written tasks and a learning diary.

Teaching methods

The average workload for a student in a 5 credit course is 135 hours (5cr x 27h), no more than half of which can be contact hours. The course may extend over 2 periods. The distribution of hours between classwork, online work and other independent work will be provided later.

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
In English

Weekly participation in classroom work AND exercises AND group work AND learning diary entries AND project/practical work.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grades on a scale of 1–5 (max.), based on active participation in class, a learning diary and other assignments.

Study materials

Materials will be distributed by the teacher and/or through Moodle.

Further information

This course is part of the Intercultural Communication Studies Program.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
Intercultural Communication Studies (Intercultural Communication)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.