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Unformatted text preview: Anxiety/Uncertainty-Anxiety- refers to an individuals degree of emotional tension because of his/her inability to cope with stress-Uncertainty- lack of knowledge, information, and ability to understand and predict the intensions of others Anxiety/Uncertainty Strategies Idiom usage/pronunciation Explanation/instruction Communication apprehension/Lack of confidence Encourage Social practice- what to bring to someones house Comparison to show that theres not much difference culturally to show appreciation Self-disclosure Reciprocal response Isolation...
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- Spring '11
- Intercultural Communication