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Exploring languages and cultures

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: L161
  • Level: 1
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The content of the module was interesting. I could see the links between language and culture and what it was trying to achieve, although in part this was because I have lived and worked in another country other than my birthplace. Many areas were very interesting and covered a broad and balanced range of academic ideas.

The support from the OU was fantastic. My tutor was very good at giving feedback and conducting tutorials and helped me learn and improve. I was used to scientific academic practice but had to adapt to languages studies. Visiting other tutorials demonstrated that face-to-face teaching was of high quality. The materials were easy to access although the online app could be improved, as I could not always access it when I needed it (it appeared to need an internet connection) and the whole of the last book did not make it on my app.

Overall an interesting and well-taught module.

Keith Brown

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: August 2019

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