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LN3700 - Study-Abroad Experience 2

Credit points: 9
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 a full trimester/semester (8-13 weeks). Through this subject, students will develop knowledge of a language other than English and will acquire skills to assist them in becoming more effective intercultural communicators. Students are required to complete a minimum of 90 hours of formal language instruction in the host country during this subject and will 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 study abroad experience, evaluating the complex and multifaceted relationship between languages, cultures, communication and identity;
  • demonstrate ability to communicate in the language of the host country;
  • synthesise strategies to navigate issues that may arise in international communication to address linguistic and cultural differences.

Subject Assessment

  • Organised by host university (cross-institutional study). Students complete assessments overseas set by the host university. We receive their results once they return and convert them into our JCU results.
Prerequisites: 24 CREDIT POINTS OF UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
FR3700, GR3700, IT3701, JA3701, FR3701, GR3701, IT3702, JA3702

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 90 hours overseas

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 90 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 90 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 9 credit point subject is approximately 390 hours.

  • 90 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.