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Good evening, everyone,When an American introduces themselves in Jordan, they’ll first want to say “salaamalaikum” and place their hand over their heart; this translates to “peace be upon you” in Arabic.Following this, the other party will place their hand over their heart and say “alaikum salaam,”which roughly translates to” peace be upon you too.” The American party will then want to statetheir name, business, and experience”. For example, I would say, “my name is Gavin Chase; Iadmire your work and would love to be on your project. I have five years of experience with thiskind of work”. The Jordanian party would then respond with their name and will encouragereport building. From this point forward, you get to know your foreign counterpart and take turnsasking questions back and forth. The complete introduction in two sentences would be asfollows, “Salam alaikum, my name is Gavin Chase. I admire your work and would love to be onyour project; I have five years of experience with similar projects.” The introduction would besimilar for a peer to introduce themselves in Jordanian culture. The only difference would be that

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Term
Fall
Professor
Janice Baldon-Gutter
Tags
Meaning of life, Salaam, As Salamu Alaykum, Halal Monitoring Committee, customary kiss

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