A Meeting of Worlds

This chapter combines the experiences in multiculturalism of both Great Britain and the United States – as well as other English-speaking nations – to give a thorough treatment of the theme.

 

Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable pupils to

  • elaborate on and discuss various aspects of multicultural societies in the English-speaking world
  • reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication
  • give an account of fundamental principles for constructing texts in a variety of genres
  • write coherent, well-structured texts on general, specialized and literary subjects
  • use language appropriate to the situation in social, professional and intercultural contexts
  • analyse linguistic tools in different kinds of texts

(Translation: udir.no)

Listening

Introduction: The Challenge of Cultural Variety [09:16]
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Focus: Multiculturalism in the Anglo-American World [20:14]
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State Multiculturalism Has Failed, Says David Cameron [01:41]
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This Multiculturalism Debate Is Not about Culture [02:13]
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Murder Sets off Debate on Illegal Immigration [02:19]
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Of Mosques and Men [03:30]
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A Successful Immigrant [03:36]
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The Notting Hill Carnival [03:34]
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Links

What exactly is multiculturalism? (BBC News)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3600791.stm

Multiculturalism in America

http://ezinearticles.com/?Multiculturalism-in-America&id=5557185

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