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LN2622 - Language Immersion: In-Country Experience

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject provides an opportunity for students to study in a non-English speaking country for up to 21 days. Through this subject, students will develop knowledge of a language other than English and acquire skills to assist them in becoming more effective intercultural communicators. Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of formal language instruction in a host country and engage in excursions, field trips as well as (where possible) home-stay accommodation to support their learning.

There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically reflect on the complex and multifaceted relationship between languages, cultures, communication and identity;
  • demonstrate ability to communicate at a beginner level in the language of the host country.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (50%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Creative work - (50%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: 24 CREDIT POINTS OF UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
FR2622

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 7, Intensive
Census Date 08-Jul-2021
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours overseas

Cairns, Study Period 10, Intensive
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 7, Intensive
Census Date 08-Jul-2021
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 10, Intensive
Census Date 09-Dec-2021
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours overseas

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.