AMERICAN WAYS GARY ALTHEN PDF
Imprint. Intercultural Press; Intercultural Press. American Ways: A Cultural Guide to the United States of America. Gary Althen, Janet Bennett. 2 Reviews. Rated 0. American Ways, Third Edition covers all the basic needs of the foreign student or businessperson, covering the trends and customs of day-to-day activities as. American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign visitor, student or business Gary Althen served for thirty years as a foreign student adviser at the .
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Lifan Xu rated it it waays amazing Aug 22, American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign student or businessperson, covering the trends and customs of day-to-day activities like driving, shopping and verbal and nonverbal communication as well as the more esoteric customs regarding cultural values, politics, education, religion and male-female relationships.
Tags What are tags? Books by Gary Althen. Intercultural Press- Travel – pages. I was hoping for an explanation of WHY American ways are what they are, alrhen the book did say up front it wasn’t going to do that. American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign visitor, student or business person. Be the first to add this to a list.
Hugo Fialho rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 8 of 8. Related resource Table of contents at http: United States — Handbooks, manuals, etc. Emre rated it really liked amfrican Aug 03, Tina rated it liked it Apr 03, DoranSusan J. Bricomane rated it liked it Jun 07, A very good start for those who occupy the entering level to the American culture.
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Kim rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Emphasizing the interpretation of observed behavior, he covers ways of reasoning and American ideas about politics, family life, education, religion, the media, social relationships, racial and ethnic diversity, male-female relationships, sports and recreation, driving, shopping, personal hygiene, and organizational and public behavior. Christine aamerican it it was amazing Aug 02, Krista rated it liked it Aug 17, Arriele Dooly rated it liked it Dec 13, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Readable and accessible, with new examples and recommendations for visitors, the text is even more amenable to the needs of anyone interacting with Americans and American culture.
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Chris Tang rated it liked it Dec 03, I teach this in my esl classes so it’s a great resource when you can get your students to read. Over-generalization is an understandable danger in such a work as this, but Althen does make an effort to emphasize that alyhen are variations among Americans, while he concentrates on the similarities.
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Coverage includes the concept of friendship, major changes in family structure and values, slthen American obsessiveness with personal hygiene, culture shock and adjustment, competition among broadcast and print media, the Internet and e-mail, and additional helpful activities for learning about American culture.
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