B3 Intercultural Communication(ICC) with The Chinese

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COURSE SYLLABUS

For 2021 Online Summer School of CUMT

Intercultural Communication(ICC) with The Chinese

Instructor information:

Name

Email

Office

Cell phone

Shilei ZHAI

A.Professor/ Ph.D.

calvinzhai@126.com

B517, School of Foreign Studies, Nanhu Campus, CUMT

+86-516-83591607

OBJECTIVES:

1) To provide basic theoretical knowledge on the subjects of intercultural communication, with the focus on the Chinese context. Contents include: concepts, definition, case analysis, cultural tips, etc.

2) To help learners develop a comprehensive knowledge of intercultural communication with the Chinese.

3) To cultivate learners’ intercultural competence of intercultural communication with the Chinese, especially at the regional levels.

REQUIRED TEXTS & READING:

1) Judith Martin, Thomas Nakayama. Experiencing Intercultural Communication: An Introduction 6th edition, Macgraw-Hill Education, 2018.

2) Nakayama, Thomas K.; Nakayama, Thomas K.; Halualani, Rona Tamiko. The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

3) Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose. Introducing Global Englishes, Routledge, 2015.

4) Ingrid Piller. Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction, Edinburgh University Press, 2015.

5) Guo-Ming Chen, William J. Starosta. Foundation of Intercultural Communication. Shanghai Foreign Language Teaching & Research Press, 2007

6) YE Lang & ZHU Liangzhi. Insights Into Chinese Culture. Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2008.


GRADING POLICY:

1) The participation and quiz in class;

2) The reports/essays during the class;

3) The group discussion and presentation.


Submission Guidelines

All students should submit their reports/essays, using the following format, to the email: calvinzhai@126.com

1) All pages should be numbered. All pages should have student name on header.

2) All technical reports should professionally include the parts of abstract, main report content, discussion, reference.

Letter Grade

The scores will be given according to your report/essay. You will get:

A if 80% ≥

B if you get 70% to 80% C if you get 60% to 70% D if less than 60%


Tentative Schedule

Day #

Topic

Instructor

Time in classroom (hrs)

1

Genesis of Intercultural Communication

1.1Understanding Culture and Communication

1.1 Intercultural Communication History

1.2 Key Concepts in ICC

A/Prof. Shilei ZHAI

2

2

Understanding China and the Chinese

2.1 Timeline of Chinese History

2.2 Festivals in China

2.3 Chinese Family

2.4 Leisure Time

A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2

3

Values and Beliefs

3.1 Worldviews

3.2 Social and Cultural Values

3.3 Spiritual Life

3.4 Cultural Diversity

A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2

4

Language and Communication

4.1 Verbal and Non-verbal Communication

4.2 Mandarin Chinese and Dialects

4.3 English Assisted Communication



A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2

5

Face and Identity

5.1 Face Culture

5.2 Identity Awareness

6.1 Face and Identity in Communication

A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2

6

Intercultural Conflict

6.1 Language Barriers

6.2 Cultural Taboos

6.3 Cultural Mindset

A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2

7

Intercultural Competence

7.1 Conceptualizing ICC Competence

7.2 ICC Consciousness and Sensitivity

7.3 Empathy

7.4 Cultivating Your ICC Competence

A/Prof.

  Shilei ZHAI

2

8

Intercultural Communication in Applied Settings

8.1 Travelling

8.2 Social Gathering

8.3 Medical Care

8.4 Business and Negotiation

8.5 Life in Xuzhou

A/Prof.

Shilei ZHAI

2