Learning Outcome



Name of the unit: Acquisition of intercultural competences

Qualification: Acquisition of intercultural competences

Professional area: General Competences

EQF-level: 4

Level of the participant: Beginner

Description of the unit: Through the internship abroad, the learner will be confronted with foreign habits, ways of interaction, and social structures. By that, he/she will adjust the own perspective and behaviour to the hosting culture.



Knowledge

The beneficiary is able to...

- improve and apply     his/her English language skills.  

- improve and apply    his/her foreign language skills (if different from English).  

Competences

The beneficiary is able to...

- accommodate    himself/herself in a new and foreign environment.          

- strengthen    his/her openmindedness towards foreign cultures    through steady confrontations with a foreign everyday life.      

- develop    an understanding for different reactions and habits    through the ongoing negotiation of cultural issues in a foreign culture.      

- overcome    communication barriers  by independently using non-verbal forms of communication as well as  by consodering different cultural backgrounds.