Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication

Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication

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This reading and discussion text helps students understand and adapt to cultural differences and values when communicating with speakers of American English.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 172.7 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 453.6g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130948551
  • 9780130948557

Table of contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

To the Teacher

Cross-Cultural Term and Principles



1 Cross-Cultural Contact with Americans



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities



2 Cross-Cultural Conflict and Adjustment



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities



3 Verbal Communication: The Way People Speak



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



4 Nonverbal Communication: Speaking Without Words



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



5 Relationships: Friends and Acquaintances



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



6 Family: Types and Traditions



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



7 Education: Values and Expectations



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



8 Work: Practices and Attitudes



Pre-Reading Exercises

Reading Text

Comprehension Questions

Discussion Questions

Vocabulary Exercises

Conversational Activities

Cultural Notes



Endnotes

Bibliography

About the Authors
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