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Unformatted text preview: to communicate) Divergence- want to remain and keep their individual identity (ex: group of Chinese students speaking in their native language) Code-switching- selection of the language to be used in the interaction by individuals who can speak many languages “Saving Face Film” Asian girl with black neighbor Activity: Caucasian manager complains works speaking in their native language Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis-Common language in group-Native tongue in private-Personal/group choice Communication Accommodation Theory-Convergence in group-Divergence native tongue- when they feel most comfortable-Accommodate choice of language to the group work or to the group membership- reflecting respect Code-switching-Confidence- lack of or strengthen-Needs to converge the messages clearly...
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course COMM 04:192:346 at Rutgers.
- Spring '11
- Intercultural Communication