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: a Guide for Foreigners in the United States : Gary Althen :
In this revised edition, Gary Althen has added material that provides the clearest insights yet into the Am 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 well as the more esoteric customs regarding cultural values, politics, education, religion and relationships.
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Hanson Snippet view – In this revised edition, Gary Althen and Janet Bennett garyy added material that reflects some of the important changes that have occurred over the last decade. 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.
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A Guide for Foreigners in the United States. An informative book that will give you a glance of how Americans are behaving and see things. I was hoping for an explanation of WHY American ways are what they are, but the book did say alyhen front it wasn’t going to do that. Lifan Xu rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
Coverage includes the concept of friendship, major changes in family structure and values, the American obsessiveness with personal hygiene, culture shock and adjustment, competition among broadcast and print media, the Internet and e-mail, and additional helpful activities for learning about American culture.
With an Introduction by John Miller. Ahmed rated it liked it Oct 20, Chris Tang rated it liked it Dec 03, It’s that little tiny stuff that can affect how people get along Bricomane rated it liked it Jun 07, Szmania Intercultural Press- Travel – pages 2 Reviews https: Within most chapters Althen has included a new section, Suggestions for Foreign Visitors, adding another practical dimension to the book. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: LynchMarci J.
He is the author of The Handbook of Foreign Student Advising and is author, editor, or coauthor of many publications concerning international education and intercultural affairs. Intercultural communication — United States — Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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