How do cultural differences affect your ESL classes?
Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States
In last week's article, we asked the question "Is your child experiencing language shock?" If you answered yes to that question, this article is for you.
As an international professional living and working in the United States, one of the first things on your mind is probably your family.
What does an 800 kilometer hike across the north of Spain have to do with living abroad?
What's the fastest way to lose a business deal? Not understanding the norms and communication styles of the people you are working with.
Are you good at negotiating?
Would you take a road trip to a new city without a map or directions to know where you are heading?
Welcome to the Intercultural Blog Carnival, brought to you by English and Culture! We have gathered eight outstanding articles from some of the best professionals in the intercultural field. These articles offer guidance, entertainment and inspiration for your adjustment to life in a new culture. Have you recently moved to the United States or another foreign country for work or education? Are you looking for tips on how you can feel comfortable in your new home, meet new people and understand the new culture? If so, this is the place for you!
Although the future of the U.S. as a world leader is looking more and more questionable, American universities are still a major destination for international students.
There is something missing in the field of English training for international professionals today. The aspect that is missing is so important that I would even suggest if your English trainer is not implementing it, he or she is out of date and out of touch with your needs.