Chapter 2: International English and Multiculturalism

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Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable pupils to

  • elaborate on and discuss various aspects of multicultural societies in the English-speaking world
  • reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication
  • understand, elaborate on and discuss lengthy discourses on general and specialized subjects
  • present a major in-depth project on a topic from International English or another subject from his or her own programme area and assess the process


Video: Cross-cultural communication

Pellegrino Riccardi, a cross-cultural expert, shares his personal and professional experience about how different cultures can successfully coexist.