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Ice-breaker, Group Building Activity, Name Game/Get to know each other

Learning in intercultural context

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Raise awareness on the learning principals in culturally diverse groups and environments

Description of the tool

1. Adopted version of the Mission Impossible (see the link)(30 min.).
2. When the music stops playing participants are asked if they discovered all the answers to the questions in the letter. If not people can clarify them by asking for the missing information. The questions in the letter is related to the different aspects of culture and people (see attachment) (15 min.)
3. The participants divide in the small groups of 4-5 people and get the task to be fulfilled in the venue. The task is related to the practical and cultural issues present in hosting country (see attachment). (30 min.)
4. In the big group people share the results and experience of fulfilling the task while one of the trainers is making notes for the point to be aware when learning in culturally diverse groups and environments. (15 min.)


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Tool overview

This tool is for

Any size

and addresses

Group Dynamics, Intercultural Learning

Materials needed:

Letters, envelopes and pens (1 per participant), soundtrack of movie (extended version)


1 hour – 1 hour 30 min.

Behind the tool

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The tool was published to the Toolbox by

Nerijus Kriauciunas (on 21 May 2007)

and last modified

17 December 2008

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