Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Deena R. Levine / Mara B. Adelman  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
304
Pub.-date
April 1993
ISBN13
9780130948557
ISBN
0130948551


Beyond Language

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9780130948557
Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication
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Description

High-Intermediate - Advanced Level.

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

Features

  • Features readings, cultural notes, and discussion topics that focus on values, behavior, attitudes, and communication styles.
  • Provides a variety of vocabulary, comprehension, and conversational activities designed to promote discussion of the subtleties of cross-cultural communication.

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

Back Cover

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

  • Features readings, cultural notes, and discussion topics that focus on values, behavior, attitudes, and communication styles.
  • Provides a variety of vocabulary, comprehension, and conversational activities designed to promote discussion of the subtleties of cross-cultural communication.
  • Each unit includes:
    ¿ pre-reading exercises
    ¿ comprehension questions
    ¿ vocabulary exercises
    ¿ conversational activities