Chapter Three: Table of Contents
Styles of Communication: How is communication an integral part of culture?
Dear Gavin: Read Jan's letter to her friend Gavin.
Styles of Communication: Indirect and Direct: Identify differences in communication styles between cultures.
Clash of Styles: Write about a time when your communication style clashed with the style of someone from a different culture.
Culture and Communication: What is the difference between direct and indirect communication styles?
Nonverbal Communication: What are the different types of communication?
Conversation Style: What are the nonverbal aspects of communication?
Dialogues: Read a series of different situations through conversations between Peace Corps Volunteers and Host Country Nationals.
Nonverbal Communication: Facial Expressions: Observe and record instances of nonverbal communication.
Nonverbal Communication: Personal Space: How do people of different cultures view personal space?
Nonverbal Communication: Touching: How do people interact with each other physically?
Practicing Indirectness: Practice the skill of indirect communication.
Decoding Indirectness: How can you decode various indirect statements?
Neighbors: Read a story recounted by a Peace Corps Volunteer about communicating.
Harmony and Saving Face: How important is it to "save face"?
Dear Gavin- An Analysis: Read Jan's letter to Gavin again, keeping in mind the new things you just learned about culture.