anthro 2 - sure you do not offend the society of people....

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Communicating through different cultures is a very difficult thing to do and almost impossible to master. There are so many different social groups that have so many nuances that there is too much to understand to be able to fully understand every culture. You are always a student to the world. Communicating in different places can be something that can be learned if you are willing to do so. Many people in different cultures are humbled by the fact you are making an attempt to understand what is acceptable and what isn’t. I believe that the author’s purpose of the film “Cross-Cultural Communication” is to educate the viewer on what to do when going to visit other cultures and how to make
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Unformatted text preview: sure you do not offend the society of people. The author wants to give you tips on the proper things to do and what you should avoid doing. The author wants you to understand that things you do in your own culture can be very disrespectful to others. Things such as hand gestures and slang should be avoided, as they are the most likely to be offensive to other cultures. The author wants to prepare you for what to expect when you are going into unfamiliar territory. The author received most of the information presented in the film by researching different cultures and comparing and contrasting 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ANTHRO 2 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Miami.

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