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The assignment should be a total of between two and four typed, double-spaced pages. Your answers should reflect the materials you have read and should incorporate personal experiences, theories, and synthesis. Let your paper support a critical and creative mind at work

 

Essay 1

Discuss the following statement: “Prejudice can never be eliminated because it is so deeply rooted in human nature.” What relationship links stereotypes, prejudice, racism, and power?

 

Essay 2

One summary statement in Chapter 7 Summary of your textbook is this: “As society becomes increasingly multicultural, new concepts of cultural identity are evolving.” Discuss the meaning of this statement. Use specific examples to illustrate your points.

 

Essay 3

Describe some of the difficulties of translating a foreign language. Give two examples of expressions from the readings or from your own experience that do not translate accurately into English. Explain from both a linguistic and a cultural perspective. You might also explain how technology can assist in the translating process.

 

The assignment should be a total of between two and four typed, double-spaced pages. Your answers should reflect the materials you have read and should incorporate personal experiences, theories, and synthesis. Let your paper support a critical and creative mind at work.

 

Essay 1

Explain how differences in the perception of time and the use of space affect intercultural and co-cultural communication. Why is it useful to understand the nonverbal language of a culture? What are some potential obstacles to accurately reading the nonverbal messages of other people? What is meant by the following: “Most nonverbal communication is learned on the subconscious level?”

 

Essay 2

How can an understanding of the difference between “high-context” and “low-context” cultures help in communicating between members of each culture? (Define these two concepts in your answer.)

Essay 3

Select one of the following prompts from Chapter 5 in Intercultural Communication: A Reader and respond:

· According to “The Nexus of Language, Communication, and Culture” by Mary Fong, what are some fundamental ideas about the relationship between language and culture?

· In “Dialogue and Cultural Communication Codes between Israeli-Jews and Palestinians,” how have the Israeli-Jewish and Arab cultures developed unique speech codes that reflect their nearly polar opposite cultural differences?

· In the selection “In Different Dimensions: Nonverbal Communication and Culture,” how does nonverbal codes, such as verbal languages, shift from culture to culture?