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LN3622 - Study-Abroad Experience 1

Credit points: 6
Year: 2022
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 a minimum of 4 weeks and up to 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 60 hours of formal language instruction in the 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 study abroad experience and the complex and multifaceted relationship between languages, cultures, communication and identity;
  • demonstrate ability to communicate at a post- beginner level in the language of the host country;
  • identify issues that may arise in international communication to prepare for and navigate linguistic and cultural differences.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (50%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Creative work - (50%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: 24 CREDIT POINTS OF UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
FR3622

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 7, Intensive
Census Date 07-Jul-2022
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 60 hours overseas

Cairns, Study Period 10, Intensive
Census Date 08-Dec-2022
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 60 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 7, Intensive
Census Date 07-Jul-2022
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 60 hours overseas

Townsville, Study Period 10, Intensive
Census Date 08-Dec-2022
Face to face teaching (Dates as planned with the Course Coordinator)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 60 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.