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COMMUNICATION IN AUSTRALIAN CULTURE

QUESTION

The readings for this assignment are: 
Wierzbicka , A. (1991) Cross-cultural pragmatics. The Hague: Mouton de Gruyter. Ch 2: “Different
cultures, different languages, different speech acts”
Hickey, L. (2005) Politeness in Spain: Thanks but no “thanks”. In L. Hickey and M. Stewart.
Politeness in Europe. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters
Béal, C. (1992) Did you have a good weekend: Or why there is no such thing as a simple question
in cross-cultural encounters. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 15(1), 23-52.
The texts are available in your reading book and on-line through the course home page or the
library website.
Task:
This assignment examines several accounts of a language issue and requires both analysis of the
accounts and synthesis of the material from these accounts to construct a new perspective on that
issue. Using these readings only answer the following question in a brief essay format:

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POLITICS PHILOSOPHY & EDUCATION

QUESTION

What is the nature and purpose of educate? What are its aims and ideals

SOLUTION

Education is one of the most critical and vital aspect that plays an important role in our life. Starting from our birth till death, we are in learning phase. There is no limitation of the learning aspects in our life. At each and every point of time and situation we get some different kind of learning that makes us more knowledgeable and skilful and the effective and integrated implementation of that learning makes us more practical and experienced person in our life.

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STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

QUESTION

Postgraduate education has become increasingly popular across the world. However, choosing postgraduate education can be a really complicated decision, subject to many competing influences. Would you study a Master of Management at CQU or USQ? Would you go to INSEAD or LBS to study an MBA? Would you do a PhD in Finance at MIT or Stanford? Is the postgraduate program reputable? Is the course available by distance education? How long does it take to get the degree? How is the job prospect? Are you able to afford the tuition fees? Do you need to relocate? Can you maintain your relationship with your partner? ……  What is it that affects this decision and makes it different for everyone? This assignment requires you to look at the postgraduate education choices of three (3) people – you can include yourself in this analysis if you wish.

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E-LEARNING EXPERIENCE

QUESTION

EXPERIENCE ON E-LEARNING

SOLUTION

Using electronic devices for learning, education and training purposes is called e-learning (Derek Stockley, 2003). The most prominent feature and important advantage of e-learning is flexibility. The classes can be held whenever and where ever one wants. E-learning works on the principle of anytime anywhere class. Various styles of learning can be adopted in e-learning and probably that is the reason why it is preferred by learners these days. Own can go for a learning program as per their comfort and convenience in their busy schedule. A working individual can take classes at their desk in their offices; a busy housewife can participate in e-learning at night when her family is asleep. Thus ductility which e-learning provide to the learner is the major benefit associated with e-learning. In comparison to traditional learning, the cost involved in e-learning is very minimal. One saves the money which is spent on travelling and other things like stationary, books etc. E-learning can be conducted in any part of the world, thus it does not involve any kind of travelling. Apart from money, it also saves time of a learner.

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PESTLE ANALYSIS OF GERMAN CULTURE

QUESTION

Culture in Germany in terms of social structure, education, and economy
Include case study of a Germany MNC – DHL to relate to the above pointers.

SOLUTION

Country Profile- Germany and PESTEL analysis

Country profile

(CIA World fact book)

Germany is a highly developed nation with huge industrial capability. It is the world’s fifth largest economy (GDP $3.629 trillion) which happens to be one of the most important market in EU. It is known for its automobiles and chemicals all around the world. It is considered to be mechanical engineering hub. It is leading exporter of machinery, chemicals and automobiles. Germany’s share of total world trade is around nine percent. It is facing lots of economic challenges due to recent Eurozone crisis. The projected GDP growth is around 0.6 % in the year 2012. Due to the highly unpredictable external environment, its exports have been badly hit. Hence it can be projected that domestic demand will be the significant driver in the economic growth of the country.

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