Archive for October, 2010

Oct 26 2010

Being & Doing Cultures

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What are some┬á differences between “Beeing & Doing Cultures”? Give examples from the book. (70-90 words)

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Oct 25 2010

comparison contrast sentences

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Combine the sentences below by using the linkers in the transitional signals document:


Time is flexible in high context culture

Time is important inlow context culture,


Time is important in doing cultures

Time is important in low context cultures

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Oct 20 2010

Unit 2 Content Check

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Please answer the question below by using ideas from Unit 2  (in about 80-100 words)

“What is one cause of a breakdown in cross-cultural communication? Explain by giving examples” Choose one of the causes given below:

Non-verbal communication differences

Communication style (context of the culture) differences

Action orientation differences

Social orientation differences

Self-orientation differences

World orientation differences

Make sure that you use comparison contrast language introduced under the WRITING/ TRANSITION SIGNALS of our blog.

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Oct 14 2010

Prozac Issues Notes Paragraphs 2-5 Sample Answer

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Sample Notes for Paragraphs 2

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Oct 14 2010

Speaking Assignment 3:

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You are going to give a speech on “What you understand from Non-verbal communication and its importance in maintaining the communicaion among people” You could also give examples from Turkish people living in Germany, America or other places.

Please make plan for the speech you are going to record on PODOMATIC: and display your plan here. Also note down the speaking language you are going to use to introduce your main points, introduction and conclusion.

Thank you

Meltem ­čÖé

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Oct 11 2010

Unit 2 Input 1

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what is non-verbal communication? What kind of problems could ocur between people from different cultures in absence of understanding non-verbal signs? Explain by giving examples from the book.

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Oct 06 2010

Prozac Issues Notetaking

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Take notes from paragraphs 2 – 5 of input 4, prozac issues. Your notes should look like the example notes that we completed in class. But you should also include the source of the notes. (Source = the title of the text that the notes come from).

Thank you ­čÖé

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Oct 04 2010

Extended definition for Optimism Theory

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Can you try to write one extended definition for  Optimistic Theory?

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Oct 04 2010

Extended definition for Flow theory

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Can you try to write one extended definition for Flow Theory ?

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Oct 01 2010

Flow Theory/ Self-actualization/ Optimism

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Dear all,

I want you to take notes on the three theories that we worked today. You will need these notes to answer (write a paragraph) some questions about them later.

Flow Theory/ Self-actualization/ Optimism & Pessimism



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