Since, students are applying for different programs and courses in different countries. They will need to understand the cultures and languages of that specific state in order to build better relationships with others…
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(Raymond Williams, Key Words, 1983:87)
It is important to first understand the concept of intercultural communication and its importance. Intercultural communication in the simplest terms is the exchange of information and ideas across different cultures and various social groups. Since, the world today is portrayed by a huge number of contacts between people often resulting in the communication between people with distinctly different culture backgrounds and linguistics. It is important to overlook the needs of communication, without any misunderstandings and collision across the cultures. The study of intercultural communication is significant for international students as it can help them to understand and recognize the nature of different linguistics, also it will help them to compare the similarities and differences between their and other’s cultures.
There are cultures and sub-cultures within a culture. Students staying or thinking to apply to other countries need to develop the importance of understanding of cultures and their languages. Students engage and communicate with other international students to up bring the best of relationships. Intercultural communication is becoming gradually more essential due to the rise of globalization and also with the rise of multi-cultural job environments. Not all students get to receive the positive welcome from the students of other universities. Students often face difficulties while applying aboard, in foreign countries. Thus, in today’s age, students of college level need an education that will provide them with a set of helpful skills such as, “communication skills” this process will allow the student to compete in an increasingly developing global market with gradually increasing educated population.
Social networking sites have played a vital role in promoting and fostering intercultural communication. Young generation use social networking sites for interaction and
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Take for instance, in a traditional Muslim country, even if their political, civil and economic rights are not as good as other Western countries, there is unity between women, regardless of nationality. In “Under the Veils of Casablanca”, Laura Fraser took us to the other side of a Muslim woman’s life.
Situated at the southern part of the state, the city prides itself as an ethnically diverse metropolis that continues to attract legal immigrants from all over the world even today. It is also imperative to note that New York City has been one of the fastest growing cities in United States based on the economic statistics.
The term Intercultural communication is used to the communication between those of different cultures, where there is understanding, respect and appreciation for other cultures. In multicultural environment, intercultural communication is an important issue.
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International education is important as it enlightens perspectives and understanding of culture, history and language of other people's nations. Intercultural communication is a critical aspect for successful international educational programmes.
There are several factors that lead to miscommunication when people belonging to different cultures speak to each other. These factors originate from the nature of communication and the psychological factors that affect it.
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Communication is the necessary element of all forms of business and in international business
The four evidences comprise of certain pictures and text exerts collected during the course. The pictures that I collected are demonstrating the intermingling of various cultures and the texts are from
The seamless transfer of labor, capital, data and people across borders has improved the quality of domestic diversity ascribed to a specific populace, making intercultural activities a common practice in most global communities. In light of this global conglomeration,
In the English language class one third of my students were from China including Zhang Li, and the rest were mixed of various nations. In learning English language class, the Chinese students were tend to be shy, introvert and reserved. They were poor in communication other students and with instructors and not very often participate in the class discussions.