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Unformatted text preview: do things differently than from people in Brazil. I dont want to put my hand out for a hand shake and they look at me funny! I know people in South America have conversations a lot closer to each other than people in North America. So, I dont want to be the one that speaks from farther away. I would want to learn about other cultures so I can deal with culture shock. Learning about other cultures can help culture shock because you would know the cultural norms, rituals, and taboos. If I dont know these certain things the people of the country Im in would look at me stupid or give me a hard time. I would want to be ready for anything the country throws at me. So my Goal is to learn as much as possible about the country Im about to visit....
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- Spring '11