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Untry Profiles - Global Guide to Culture, Customs and Etiquette

Untry Profiles - Global Guide to Culture, Customs and Etiquette
Understanding other people's languages, cultures, etiquettes and taboos is of great value to the traveller or visiting business person. Scroll down the page for information on a selected number of countries. Topics include language, useful phrases, the society, culture, business and social etiquettes. You can access Useful Phrases here or through the corresponding country. Please feel free to share comments you may have about our guides as we are always looking to improve the quality and accuracy of information. This information is also available as an App for the iPhone. Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guides Warning! It is important to bear in mind that these guides act as basic and general introductions only. Each society, country and culture will have numerous nuances that would make it irresponsible to suggest a uniform approach to understanding any country's social/business culture or etiquette.

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Countries Please select a country in the dropdown menu above to see the values for the 6 dimensions. After a first country has been selected, a second and even a third country can be chosen to be able to see a comparison of their scores. To compare your personal preferences to the scores of a country of your choice, please purchase our cultural survey tool, the Culture Compass™. Please note that culture is defined as the collective mental programming of the human mind which distinguishes one group of people from another. This programming influences patterns of thinking which are reflected in the meaning people attach to various aspects of life and which become crystallised in the institutions of a society. This does not imply that everyone in a given society is programmed in the same way; there are considerable differences between individuals.

California to help students not fluent in English LOS ANGELES — After more than 11 years in Los Angeles public schools, Dasha Cifuentes still isn’t speaking or writing English at grade level. The U.S. native, whose parents are Mexican immigrants, was raised in a Spanish-speaking household. Dasha acknowledges that the two languages get confused in her mind. Cultural Differences Chapter 5 Imagine this scene - you are inspecting a house with the possibility of purchasing it and you open a bathroom door to see a woman sitting naked in a bathtub. How would you expect the surprised woman to react?

History of the United States The flag of the United States during the American Revolution The history of the United States is what happened in the past in the United States, a country in North America. Native Americans have lived there for thousands of years, long before Europeans went there. Mainly English people went. In 1607, they went to Jamestown, Virginia. Fatal Spelling Mistakes on a CV - CV Plaza Pretend to be a recruiter; what goes through your mind when you see a single insignificant spelling mistake on a CV of an excellent applicant? For most people, it would be things in the following lines… It can happen to anyoneThis applicant is also only human (believe it or not)No big deal, he has excellent education and work experience! Well, guess what a real recruiter thinks when he/she comes across an ‘insignificant’ spelling mistake on a CV… If he couldn’t be bothered to take some time out to write two pages, I can’t be bothered to take time out to read this!He doesn’t have an eye for detailHe doesn’t careHe lacks writing-communication skillsHe doesn’t strive for perfection

CultureGPS Disclaimer: Culture influences patterns of thinking which are reflected in the meaning people attach to various aspects of life and which become crystallized in the institutions of a society. This does not imply that everyone in a given society is programmed in the same way: there are considerable differences between individuals. Statements about culture do not describe "reality", they are all general and relative. Job Search Guide: Strategies for Professionals Chapter Seven Writing Resumes and Cover Letters [Resumes] [What Does a Resume Accomplish?] [When is a Resume Used] [What to Include on Your Resume] [Where to Get Additional Help?] [Types of Resumes] [The Reverse Chronological Resume] [The Functional Resume] [General Guide to an Effective Resume] [Cover Letter] [Follow Up]

Portugal-Typologies Portugal Home The Portuguese have distinct value orientations that can be classified through Kluckhohns and Strodtbeck's cultural continuum. First, in the human nature orientation, the Portuguese have values and behaviors. Materials and Directions for Teaching Latitude and Longitude With Battleship Game Latitude/Longitude Battleship Goals: To practice the proper way to speak aloud a specific location using latitude and longitude. Vrais Amis - French English True Cognates By Laura K. Lawless One of the great things about learning French or English is that many words have the same roots in the Romance languages and English. The 1,700 words on the following pages are spelled (although not pronounced) identically in French and English and are true or semi-true cognates. Articles 1. 1. A five-step guide to not being stupid Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking. If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey.

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