Lesson 10 Assignment 2

Lesson 10 Assignment 2 - body wash that they leave in the...

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Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you’d communicated, but later found out you’d been misinterpreted because of cultural or linguistic barriers? In 100-150 words, briefly describe the circumstances and tell what happened. I travel a lot on vacation. Most recently I went on cruise to Mexico and Central America. If anyone has ever taken a cruise you would know that there are mostly foreign workers on the ships. While on the ship I called down to the front desk inquiring about how to get some more
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Unformatted text preview: body wash that they leave in the room. Needless to say I didn’t get body wash instead I got wash clothes! I thought I explained what I wanted well enough to get it but there was a miscommunication due to language and cultural barriers. When the attendant showed up at my room with wash clothes I had to actually show him the product I was referring to so that he would know what I meant. After showing him what I wanted he later returned with the correct product....
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course ECON 372 taught by Professor Dickliter during the Spring '10 term at Andrew Jackson.

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