Course run at/for/by the University of China Academy of Sciences (UCAS)

Course image Culturally Speaking
UCAS Courses
Enrolment on payment

This course is designed for undergraduate/postgraduate students to have a deeper understanding of cross-cultural communication.  Each student will assess different cultures and compare them to China and other countries.  A variety of topics will be discussed weekly covering:

  • Relationships
  • Clothes, Appearance and Fashion
  • Science and Technology
  • Superstitions and Beliefs
  • Films and TV
  • Music
  • Changing Lifestyles
  • Consumerism
  • Nature and Animals
  • Communication Skills
  • Outstanding People
  • Work/Business

Expectations and Goals

On completion of this course, students are expected to:

  • Have an understanding of different topics and how this relates to culture
  • Be able to discuss a variety of social/cultural topics
  • Confidently present/communicate to others on a variety of social/cultural topics
  • Be able to research information on a variety of social/cultural topics




Course image Creative Writing
UCAS Courses
Enrolment on payment

Audience:

  • This course is designed for students wishing to improve their Creative Writing skills

Pre-requisites:

  • Students should have an intermediate level of English before attempting this course.
  • A computer with internet access (for forum posts)
  • A PDF file reader (such as Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Duration:

  • Approx. 30 hours

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify/recognize different types of Academic Writing including Screenplays, Fictional Novels, Poetry and Creating Podcasts
  2. Identify/recognize the use of different kinds of language during the different styles of writing
  3. Identify, Explain and Justify the use of different kinds of language during the different styles of writing
  4. Identify/Employ different creative techniques to develop various creative output

 

VIP Silver – includes access to the practice tests (where appropriate) during the course and the End of course certificate

VIP Gold – all VIP Silver features plus weekly forum feedback and weekly group conferences through Zoom or TenCent Meeting (Voov) where you can practice with an EDUZMS Language specialist.