On this Communicating with Diverse Audiences course from University of Surrey by FutureLearn , you’ll learn how different values or expectations, and different varieties of English can pose challenges to effective communication.
You’ll learn to make conscious decisions about the way you use language in interpersonal interactions and how to communicate more effectively through a range of strategies.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
Describe the layers and facets of culture and of other possible influences on communication practices
Assess which factors influence how they and others communicate
Reflect critically on their own and others' communicative behaviours to avoid unconscious bias
Describe different varieties of English and reflect critically on their own position as an English speaker
Apply a range of new strategies to establish rapport and achieve desired goals
Explain how language can be used to build interpersonal relationships
Evaluate the effectiveness of their communicative repertoire
This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles
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What topics will you cover?
During this course you will cover the following subjects:
Week 1: The role of culture and language in communication
Week 2: Language and unconscious bias
Week 3: Using English as a lingua franca with speakers from different linguistic backgrounds
Week 4: Using language to establish interpersonal relationships
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- 1 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesCommunication Studies International Relations Corporate Communication View 33 other Short Courses in International Relations in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is designed for professionals looking to improve their ability to communicate across linguistic and cultural boundaries.
Recommended for learners age 16+
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