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Intercultural Communication:
Small Talk is Not Small At All

Small talk is a good way to build relationships. Effective small talk helps businesses thrive and professionals excel, no matter whether it is at work, in class, or at a conference.


The activity aims at exploring the following issues with you:

  • How to introduce yourself and leave a good impression
  • How to start a conversation
  • How to listen actively and keep the conversation going
  • How to adapt the conversation topics for different contexts and culture

Code(s) SPA-042-001
Duration 1.5 hours
Maximum Number of Participants 30
Eligibility All full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology are welcome.
HLTH1010 Course Hours Upon successful completion and satisfactory participation of the activity, you may be entitled to 1.5 HLTH1010 course hours under the “Wellness and Personal Enrichment” of the “Activities” module.

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

E-mail: lcmip@ust.hk

Telephone:(852) 2358-7851

Office: Room 3018 (Lifts 2 & 3)

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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