9780472089369

Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780472089369

  • ISBN10:

    0472089366

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-03-16
  • Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • eCampus.com Logo Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $28.50 Save up to $23.02
  • Rent Book
    $9.97
    Add to Cart Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    IN STOCK USUALLY SHIPS IN 24 HOURS.
    HURRY! ONLY 1 COPY IN STOCK AT THIS PRICE
    *This item is part of an exclusive publisher rental program and requires an additional convenience fee. This fee will be reflected in the shopping cart.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

Summary

Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom links theory with experiential activities that will be helpful for use in teacher training or certificate programs. The goals of this book for the teacher educator are to expand cultural awareness, to acquire an in-depth understanding of what culture is and its relationship to language, and to comprehend and implement observations of cultural similarities and differences. Topics discussed in the book include: culture shock nonverbal communication societal roles pragmatics. A great in-service workshop text or teacher training programs.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Introduction to Culturep. 7
Anecdote: "Two sets of eyes"p. 7
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 8
Questions for Thoughtp. 9
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 9
The Concept of Culturep. 9
Defining Culturep. 11
Elements of Culturep. 16
Language and Linguistic Relativityp. 23
Language and Culturep. 25
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 27
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 29
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 30
Defining Culturep. 30
Class Beginsp. 31
Old Woman, Young Ladyp. 33
Emics and Etics of Culturep. 38
Valuesp. 39
Shared Backgroundsp. 42
Reactionsp. 44
Draw Me!p. 45
Further Readingsp. 47
More on Culturep. 50
Anecdote: "Being on time"p. 50
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 51
Questions for Thoughtp. 52
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 52
Individualistic versus Collectivisticp. 52
Polychronic and Monochronic Timep. 57
Facep. 59
Societal Rolesp. 62
Ethnocentrismp. 63
Pragmatics and Discoursep. 69
Nonverbal Behaviorp. 71
Cross-Cultural Communication Difficultiesp. 72
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 74
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 75
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 77
Cross-Cultural Trivia Quizp. 77
Proverbsp. 81
Cultural Perceptions: We and Theyp. 85
Stereotype or Not?p. 87
Different Eyesp. 88
Critical Incidentsp. 90
Simulation: The Milapalandersp. 95
The Grapevinep. 98
Knowing Another Languagep. 100
Further Readingsp. 101
Culture Shockp. 105
Anecdote: "Culture shock abroad and at home"p. 105
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 106
Questions for Thoughtp. 107
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 108
Defining Culture Shockp. 108
Stages of Culture Shockp. 109
Causes of Culture Shockp. 113
Aspects of Culture Shockp. 116
A Learning Processp. 124
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 125
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 126
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 127
Defining Culture Shockp. 127
Knowing What's Comingp. 128
Wearing Someone Else's Shoesp. 130
Colliding Culturesp. 131
Semantic Associationsp. 132
Critical Incidentsp. 134
Evaluating Anxietyp. 139
What's Normal?p. 141
Who Am I?p. 142
Further Readingsp. 144
Nonverbal Communicationp. 146
Anecdote: "Who me?"p. 146
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 147
Questions for Thoughtp. 148
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 148
Definition of Nonverbal Behaviorp. 148
Functions of Nonverbal Behaviorp. 149
Different Types of Nonverbal Behaviorp. 155
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 166
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 167
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 168
Talk! Talk! Talk!p. 168
What, for Me?p. 169
Critical Incidentsp. 171
Getting Togetherp. 176
Closing the Distancep. 178
My Housep. 179
Time Is Moneyp. 181
Cross-Cultural Trivia Quizp. 182
Learning to Lookp. 186
Further Readingsp. 190
Societal Rolesp. 192
Anecdote: "It's a woman's job"p. 192
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 193
Questions for Thoughtp. 194
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 194
Defining Societal Rolesp. 194
High/Low Power Distancep. 201
High/Low Uncertainty-Avoidancep. 201
Sex Roles and Genderp. 202
Self-Identity and Culture Shockp. 203
Household and Family Rolesp. 204
Education and Social Rolesp. 211
Age Rolesp. 212
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 213
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 214
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 215
Who Is It?p. 215
Male or Female?p. 216
Mind Benderp. 218
Being a Friend Means ...p. 219
Who Am I?p. 221
Critical Incidentsp. 222
Self-Discoveryp. 227
Relationship Circlesp. 230
Further Readingsp. 233
Pragmatics and Communicationp. 238
Anecdote: "It's academic"p. 238
Discussion of Key Issuesp. 239
Questions for Thoughtp. 240
Theory: What Research Tells Usp. 240
Language and Communicationp. 240
Speech Actsp. 244
Communicative Styles or Registersp. 252
Teaching and Learning Connectionsp. 259
Questions for Study and Discussionp. 264
Practice: What Activities Show Usp. 265
In the Limelightp. 265
Meet and Greetp. 268
Critical Incidentsp. 269
Evaluate Your Voicep. 275
Telephone Endingsp. 276
Learning to Lookp. 278
On the Spotp. 283
Further Readingsp. 284
Referencesp. 289
Indexp. 305
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Rewards Program