Costabex

05. Intercultural communication:
how to get along with peoplefrom other cultures

What are the specifics of communication when we go to another culture?

How can we get along and find new friendships across borders? The fifth workshop on intercultural communication answers these questions.

During the meeting we will learn the basics of communication, active listening and paraphrasing. Finally, we will also become aware of communication barriers and stereotypes that can prevent good contact.

 

You will learn

  • What is intercultural communication and the barriers to it
  • How to listen and make sure I understand
  • What is included in the term “communication”

Plus points

  • Active listening
  • Paraphrasing
  • How to let go of cross-cultural stereotypes

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