Chap06(上外教第三ç

Chap06(上外教第三ç

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Chapter 6 Nonverbal Language in Intercultural Communication Essay 1. Define the term paralanguage and discuss the role of paralanguage in intercultural communication. Ans: Page: 177-178 Difficulty: Moderate 2. Discuss at least three aspects of nonverbal communication and give specific examples illustrating their use in different cultures. Ans: Page:179-189 Difficulty: Moderate 3. In what ways can nonverbal communication signals indicate power and status? Ans: Page: 179-203 Difficulty: Hard 4. How can private space be used to understand the nonverbal communication through space in a business setting? Give specific examples. Ans: Page: 189-191 Difficulty: Hard 5. What can you learn about the Japanese by studying the layout of their offices? Ans: Page: 194-195 Difficulty: Hard 6. “The silence spoke volumes.” Discuss this statement. Compare the attitude towards silence in high-context and low-context cultures. Ans: Page: 201-202 Difficulty: hard True/False 7. The meaning of nonverbal communication signals varies from culture to culture. Ans: True Page: 176 Difficulty: Easy 8. Paralanguage refers to the sounds we make but not the words we use. Ans: True Page: 177-178 Difficulty: Moderate 9. Volume, pitch, and intonation are vocal qualifiers. Ans: True Page: 178 Difficulty: Moderate 10. Vocalization is the transforming of ideas into words. Ans: False Page: 178 Difficulty: Moderate 11. In Japanese culture, eye contact is related to honesty. Ans: False Page: 179-180 Difficulty: Hard 12. In Asian cultures smiling can be a sign of embarrassment. Ans: True
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