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1 1 Beihang University Professor Dave Jaye Preparing to Study and Work Overseas

2 2 Warm up Assignment Write 1. Five American foods 2. Five famous Americans 3. Five places you’d like to see in America 4. Five American Movies or Movie Stars

3 3 Way to think 思维方式 Opinion

4 4 Way of life 生活方式 Lifestyle

5 5 Punctuality 准时 Appointments Punctuality

6 6 Anger 对待愤怒 Displaying Emotions Anger

7 Self View

8 Socializing

9 Weekends Free Time

10 10 Queuing 排队 Manners and Etiquette - Queuing

11 11 In the restaurant 在餐厅 Restaurant

12 Cold vs. Hot Beverages

13 Cold vs. Hot Foods

14 14 Standard of beauty 美丽的标准 Tan skin indicates health and status

15 15 Way to solve problems 处理问题 Approaching a problem, challenge

16 16 Boss 领导 Employee view of a manager

17 17 The child 孩子 View of a Child

18 Linger vs. Record

19 Lifestyle Choices

20 Senior Citizen Lifestyles

21 Sensitive to Weather

22 Bathing Habits

23 23 1. Speak slowly, maintain eye contact 2. Use objective, accurate language 3. Restate your questions and answers 4. Repeat other people’s questions 5. Ask questions! Ask for help! Western Communication

24 24 In Class Assignment Teams of four will spend ten minutes and the leader will present the answers to:  “Do in Rome as the Romans” means  “Time is money” means  Five strategies for effective communication with Westerners are:  Americans think you speak English because:

25 25 Illustrations by Yang Liu from “East meets West” book – west-presentation Preparing to Study and Work Overseas Beihang University Professor Dave Jaye

26 26 Society TraditionsReligionPolitics Art & Literature Philosophy Science & Technology Ethical Values What is Culture? Education Age Social Class Organisation


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