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How Different Are We? Spoken Discourse in Intercultural Communication: The Significance of the Situational Context. Languages for Intercultural Commun Helen Fitzgerald

How Different Are We? Spoken Discourse in Intercultural Communication: The Significance of the Situational Context. Languages for Intercultural Commun

Helen Fitzgerald

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781280828119
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261 pages
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This text examines the influence of cultural values and communication styles on intercultural communication and demonstrates how training can develop intercultural communication competencies. A large number of interactions between well-educatedMoreThis text examines the influence of cultural values and communication styles on intercultural communication and demonstrates how training can develop intercultural communication competencies. A large number of interactions between well-educated immigrants from all continents and from more than a hundred countries, together with some including native speakers, are examined and participants answers to questionnaires compared with their actual communicative behaviour. The author raises questions of interest to many groups: linguists, educators, business people and sociologists.