Imprint. Intercultural Press; Intercultural Press. American Ways: A Cultural Guide to the United States of America. Gary Althen, Janet Bennett. 2 Reviews. Rated 0. American Ways, Third Edition covers all the basic needs of the foreign student or businessperson, covering the trends and customs of day-to-day activities as. American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign visitor, student or business Gary Althen served for thirty years as a foreign student adviser at the .
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American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign student or businessperson, covering the trends and customs of day-to-day activities like driving, shopping and verbal a,then nonverbal communication as well as the more esoteric customs regarding cultural values, politics, education, religion and male-female relationships.
Emre rated it really liked it Aug 03, It looks at American values, assumptions and ways of reasoning to help foreigners to understand the enigmatic Americans. As a comprehensive introduction to American culture, American Ways will prepare you for living, studying and working in America. User Review – Flag as inappropriate i am a chinese, when i read it as my text book, i found out this book is full of bragging just like the black hip-hop star raping for their new car.
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Within most chapters Althen has included a new section, Suggestions for Foreign Visitors, adding another practical dimension to the book.
This edition features a new chapter on race and ethnic relations. Fla Di Stefano rated it really liked it Sep 11, I was hoping for an explanation of WHY American ways are what they are, but the book did say up front it wasn’t going to do that. Account Options Sign in. He is the author of The Handbook of Foreign Student Advising and is author, editor, amegican coauthor of many publications concerning amfrican education and intercultural affairs.
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Also, I think the biggest takeaway I got from the advice for foreigners sections was, “When in doubt, just ask an American. Sports and Recreation Sports Recreation Chapter Books Gary Althen American Ways: Kindle Editionpages.
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Over-generalization is an understandable danger in such a work as this, but Althen does make an effort to emphasize that there are variations among Americans, while he concentrates on the similarities. Readable and accessible, with new examples and recommendations for visitors, the text is even more amenable to the needs of anyone interacting with Americans and American culture. Related resource Table of contents at http: Imprint Intercultural Press Intercultural Press.
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