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Work & Travel USA Olesya Guseva Ph-53. Contents  What is W&T USA?  Culture chock  Living and working in the USA  Traveling and going back.

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1 Work & Travel USA Olesya Guseva Ph-53

2 Contents  What is W&T USA?  Culture chock  Living and working in the USA  Traveling and going back

3 What is W&T USA?  Exchange program  For students only  Earning money  Improving your English  Acquaintance with the US culture  Unforgettable summer

4 You can participate if:  You are between 18 and 22 years  You are a full-time student  You have a good skills of English

5 Culture shock Phases:  Pre-arrival  Arrival  Flight and fight  Filter and flex  Pre/post departure

6 Culture shock Common Symptoms: Feel isolated Become nervous and tired Sleep a lot Be homesick Become dependent upon other participants How you can deal with Culture Shock: Maintain your perspective. Keep an open mind and a sense of humor Talk to people Use the resources around you Speak English

7 Working Possible jobs: waiter housekeeper retail assistant rescuer in the swimming pool ice-cream sailor taxi-driver bodyguard etc.

8 Advices to remember:  Follow through with your work commitment  Have realistic expectations and a positive attitude  Be punctual  Dress appropriately  Be a "team player"

9 Housing Remember about:  Roommates  Location  Availability

10 You and the Law Avoid: Illegal drug possession Underage drinking of alcohol Disturbing the peace Disorderly conduct Destruction of property Shoplifting Punishment: Monetary fine Jail time Community service Deportation

11 Traveling You can do it by:  AIRPLANE  TRAIN  BUS

12 References:     /http://www.usavisaexpress.ru /

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