Unformatted text preview: register, and genre, especially with regard to expectations of what types of information are relevant in this genre. III. In the third episode in the video, the interview for the college library position, the interviewers and the interviewee never seem to understand each other. Try to explain what some of the problems are by referring to Kachru and Smith’s notions of schemata / scripts / frames / scenarios and to cross-cultural differences in expected behaviors in the genre of an employment interview. For example, some of the problems may arise due to differing expectations about the purpose of the interview, “telling the truth,” providing evidence of accomplishments, and the relevance of a candidate’s training and experience to the position being sought....
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- Metaphysics, Semi-structured interview, Documentary film techniques, social services, crosscultural differences