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This week’s questions

  • What is culture?
  • Can metaphors help us to learn about culture?
  • Which behaviours are due to personality, culture or are universal?


Task 2.1 What is culture?

Aim: To introduce the basics of culture

Time: 20-30 minutes


Task 2.2 Metaphors

Aim: To use metaphors to explore the meaning of culture

Time: 90 minutes


Task 2.3 Tool: Dialogue

Aim: To learn how dialogue can be used as a tool for understanding

Time: 30 minutes


Task 2. 4 An intercultural incident

Aim: To examine an incident from an intercultural perspective

Time: 60 minutes


Task 2.5 Cultural models in class

Aim: To identify evidence of cultural models in your classroom

Time: 45-60 minutes


Task 2.6 Chat

Aim: To extend our understanding of cultural models and how they can relate to our classrooms

Time: 60 minutes


Task 2.7 Reflective journal

Aim: To reflect on what you have learned in Module 2 about cultural models, dialogue as a tool for understanding and their relevance for your own classroom.

Time 30-45 minutes