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External-Speaker Training Series: Robert Gibson on 'Communication and beyond - trends in intercultural competence development'

  • 15 Nov 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom

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The EULETA External-Speaker Training Series features speakers who are experts in their fields and external to EULETA. The talks are on topics which are connected to our work as legal English teachers and which help our continued professional development. 

On Wednesday 15th November 6pm - 8pm CET Robert Gibson will be speaking on 'Communication and beyond - trends in intercultural competence development'.

About Robert Gibson's talk:

Language teachers have long appreciated the importance of relevant cultural knowledge for their students. Although communication is a vital part of intercultural competence it is important to go beyond communication and look at a number of other intercultural factors. This interactive presentation explores current trends in intercultural training, in particular how to go beyond national stereotypes and embrace a range of diversity dimensions. It will include discussion about how to relate the ideas presented to the world of Legal English.

More about Robert Gibson

Robert Gibson is a leading interculturalist with over 30 years’ experience of global competence development in business and education. He was responsible for intercultural training for the multinational engineering corporation, Siemens for 18 years and has taught at a number of universities including the University of Bologna Business School. His latest book Bridge the Culture Gaps – a toolkit for effective collaboration in the diverse, global workplace was published by NB/Hachette in 2021.

This event is for EULETA members only. If you are not a EULETA member you are welcome to join or renew your membership to attend this event.

Registration is free and closes on 14th November.

Please register here. After you register you will receive a confirmation email (check your spam). If you do not receive this, it means you are not registered correctly and you should contact us.

We will send out a Zoom link on the day of the event.

If you have any questions about this event or any suggestions for potential speakers, who are not EULETA members, please let us know at: internal@euleta.org.