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LL5009 - Intercultural Communication in Multicultural Classrooms

Credits: 3

This course examines the importance of cultural perspectives in language education for non-native speakers. Emphasis is placed on understanding the role of acculturation on academic success, and programmatic alternatives and pedagogy for English language learners in a pluralistic society. The course explores the impact of cultural backgrounds of language-minority students and their families, and their adjustment to a new society, on language acquisition and academic achievement.