À propos de ce cours
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This course aims to prepare you for working in an cross-cultural Business setting. We'll learn about common cross-cultural theories and how they are relevant to everyday business practices in a globalised world. By combining all of your vocabulary, reading, speaking, and writing skills that you acquired in the previous three courses, you will learn how language plays an important role in cross-cultural communication. You will also enhance your cross-cultural understanding and will be able to use vocabulary, tone and style, and spoken and written communication skills within a cross-cultural Business context. Skills learned in this course help prepare you to deliver the professional business presentation in the Capstone project. After completing this course, you will be able to: - identify possible cross-cultural issues and misunderstandings in communication - apply strategies to overcome possible cross-cultural issues and misunderstandings in communication - produce documents with an appropriate style for business communication purposes within a cross-cultural situation - deliver a speech with an appropriate style for business communication purposes within a cross-cultural situation...
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English

Sous-titres : English...
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Approx. 22 hours to complete

Recommandé : 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
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English

Sous-titres : English...

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Week
1
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1 heure pour terminer

Welcome module

Welcome to Week 1! This week, we will cover Module 1 where we introduce you to the objectives and structure of this Specialization and course....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 4 min), 4 lectures
Video1 vidéo
Welcome3 min
Reading4 lectures
Objectives and outcomes10 min
Learning how to learn10 min
Learning vocabulary10 min
The HKUST Grammar Guide10 min
Week
2
Clock
5 heures pour terminer

What is culture?

Welcome to Week 2! This week we will cover Module 2 where we introduce you to basic cultural theories and language skills you will use in general cross-cultural business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications....
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 21 min), 7 lectures, 4 quiz
Video4 vidéos
English as a Lingua Franca8 min
Challenging grammar: comparative and superlative forms2 min
Challenging English sounds /ʃ/ "sherry" and /ʧ/ "cherry"s3 min
Reading7 lectures
Objectives and outcomes10 min
Vocabulary prep10 min
Can we define culture?10 min
Objectives and outcomes10 min
Vocabulary list10 min
More on comparative and superlative forms10 min
Relatively, rather, compared to10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Vocabulary practice12 min
Vocabulary practice10 min
Module 230 min
Week
3
Clock
8 heures pour terminer

Culture and communication strategies

Welcome to Week 3! This week we will cover Module 3 where we introduce you to ways of cultural understanding can guide business communication strategies basic and the language skills you will use in general cross-cultural business situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications....
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 73 min), 8 lectures, 6 quiz
Video9 vidéos
The cultural situation - Part 110 min
The cultural situation - Part 210 min
Cultural strategy - Writing7 min
Cultural strategy: Speaking (Part 1)12 min
Cultural strategy: Speaking (Part 2)9 min
Challenging English Grammar: Connective choice3 min
Challenging English Sounds - /ŋ/ “thing” and /ŋk/ “think”5 min
Rhythm, stress and pausing5 min
Reading8 lectures
Vocabulary prep10 min
Cross-cultural communication barriers10 min
Avoiding cultural faux pas in international business10 min
Objectives and outcomes10 min
Vocabulary list10 min
Adverb and Connective Choice10 min
List of conjuncts10 min
Peer review practice: Sample of a culturally insensitive email10 min
Quiz4 exercices pour s'entraîner
Vocabulary prep10 min
Vocabulary practice10 min
Culturally insensitive email: peer review practice8 min
Module 330 min
Week
4
Clock
6 heures pour terminer

Culture and management communication

Welcome to Week 4! This week we will cover Module 4 where we introduce you to common cultural frameworks used in the business world, how theories inform management in cross-cultural situations and language skills you will use in management situations. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 31 min), 5 lectures, 4 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Cross-cultural communication skills for management8 min
Directness of language7 min
Challenging English Grammar:The continuous tense2 min
Challenging English sounds: /w/ "west"-v- /v/ "vest"4 min
Reading5 lectures
More on Hofstede's cultural dimensions10 min
Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions: applications, further studies, and criticisms10 min
Objectives and outcomes10 min
Vocabulary list10 min
More on the continuous (past, present, future)10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Vocabulary practice10 min
Module 428 min
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Meilleurs avis

par AEFeb 16th 2017

It was an amazing experience to me for the very first time I studied online.\n\nI learned a lot. I enjoyed learning with COURSERA.\n\nEverything was great!

par MAJan 22nd 2017

Thank you so much\n\nThis course is one the important courses should anyone take it\n\nGreat course

Enseignants

Sean McMinn

Senior Insructor
Center for Language Education

Kin Tang

Instructor
Center for Language Education

Delian Gaskell

Instructor
Center for Language Education

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