Communication Skills 3 – Advanced

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Welcome to the General Communication Skills Course 3 – Advanced

Communication Skills Course 3: Advanced will make you a communication skills expert by introducing you to the high art of intercultural communication: How do you communicate with people from other cultures, both at home in your country and when travelling abroad? What are the most important things to pay attention to? Which are the worst mistakes and how can you avoid them? Many good business opportunities are known to have failed because of mistakes or misunderstandings on the intercultural level: With the experience of this Course, you will know where to be careful and you will be able to advise others on this. At the end of this course, you will finally get some vital information, hints and tricks on what to watch out for with communication in job applications, both local and international.

Communications Skills Course 3 will specially expand your skills in

  • intercultural communication
  • communication in job applications

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Communication Skills Course 3: Advanced 00:00:00
Lesson 1: General Language Skills: Hard Words
1. General Language Skills – Hard Words 00:25:00
1.1 Hard Words: Some Background Knowledge 00:25:00
1.2 The Use of Hard Words 00:25:00
1.2.1 The different uses of ‘hard words’ 00:25:00
1.2.2 Rules of thumb for the use of ‘hard words’ 00:25:00
1.3 Expanding Your Knowledge of Hard Words 00:25:00
Hard Word Exercises 00:25:00
Lesson 2: Intercultural Communication Part I – Introduction
2.1.Intercultural Communication, Part 1 00:25:00
2.2. What Is Culture? 00:25:00
2.2.1. History: Where does the word ‘culture’ come from? 00:25:00
2.2.2 Culture vs. Nature 00:25:00
2.2.3 ‘High’ vs. ‘Low’ Culture 00:25:00
2.2.4 The “Iceberg Theory” of Culture 00:25:00
2.2.5 High Context vs. Low Context Cultures 00:25:00
2.2.6 Summary 00:25:00
Lesson 3: Intercultural Communication Part II – Definition and Culture Shock
3.1. Intercultural Communication (Part 2) – Intercultural Communication and Competence; Culture Shock 00:25:00
3.2 What Is Intercultural Communication? 00:25:00
3.3 What Is Intercultural Competence? 00:25:00
3.3.1 A Developmental Model of Intercultural Competence 00:25:00
Quick Quiz on the go Unlimited
3.4. What Is Culture Shock (and how to cure it)? 00:25:00
Lesson 4: Intercultural Communication Part III – Awareness
4.1 Intercultural Communication (Part 3) – Important Aspects 00:25:00
4.2 Awareness of one’s own culture (and its complexity) 00:25:00
4.3 Aspects of Language 00:25:00
4.4 Status and Respect 00:25:00
4.5 Politeness 00:25:00
4.6 (Inter)Cultural Concepts of Time 00:25:00
Lesson 5: Intercultural Communication Part IV – Humour, Handshakes and Rituals
5.1 Intercultural Communication (Part 4) – Humour; Non-Verbal Communication; Rituals 00:25:00
5.2 Humour and Laughter 00:25:00
5.3 Intercultural Non-verbal Communication 00:25:00
5.3.1 Handshake Rules 00:25:00
5.3.2 Personal appearance 00:25:00
5.4 Personal space 00:25:00
5.5 Religion and Rituals 00:25:00
Lesson 6: Intercultural Communication Part V – Prejudice and Stereotype
6.1 Intercultural Communication (Part 5) – Stereotype and Prejudice 00:25:00
6.1.1 Prejudice 00:25:00
6.1.1.1 Hans-Georg Gadamer’s alternative view on prejudice 00:25:00
6.1.2. Stereotype 00:25:00
6.1.2.1 How to Deal with (Intercultural) Stereotyping 00:25:00
Lesson 7: Intercultural Communication Part VI – Target Cultures
7.1 Intercultural Communication (Part 6) – Select Target Cultures 00:25:00
7.2.1. Sample Culture: USA 00:25:00
7.2.2 Sample Culture: China 00:25:00
7.3 Conclusion 00:25:00
Intercultural Communication Skills Crossword Puzzle 00:00:00
Lesson 8: Job Applications Part I – Letters of Application
8.1 Communication Skills for Job Applications (Part-1) 00:25:00
8.2 The Letter of Application 00:25:00
8.2.1 The Cover Letter 00:25:00
8.2.1.1 Preparation: Before you start 00:25:00
8.2.1.2 Formal Aspects 00:25:00
8.2.1.3 Structure of the Main Body of the Cover Letter 00:25:00
8.2.1.4 Addressing Selection Criteria 00:25:00
8.2.1.5 Cover Letter Samples 00:25:00
8.2.2 The Curriculum Vitae or Resume 00:25:00
8.2.2.1 Cover Letter vs Resume 00:25:00
8.2.2.2 CV vs Resume 00:25:00
8.2.2.3 Basic Structure of a Resume 00:25:00
8.2.2.4 Points to Note When Writing Your Resume /CV 00:25:00
8.3 The Job Interview 00:25:00
Lesson 9: Job Applications Part II – Job Interviews
9.1 Communication Skills for Job Applications (Part-2) – Interviews 00:25:00
9.2 Preparing for the Interview 00:25:00
9.3.1.1 Further Research on the Employer 00:25:00
9.2.2 Draw up a List of Questions 00:25:00
9.2.3 Match Your Skills and the Job Description 00:25:00
9.2.4 Prepare for Questions 00:25:00
9.2.5 Practice the Interview 00:25:00
9.2.6 Plan What to Bring 00:25:00
9.2.7 Plan What to Wear 00:25:00
9.2.8 Plan Your Arrival 00:25:00
9.3 During the Interview 00:25:00
9.4 After the Interview /Following Up 00:25:00
Exercises 00:00:00
Examination for the International Communication Skills Certificate (Advanced) 01:00:00

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