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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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. Public Private login e. Kim rated it it was amazing Jan 07, 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. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

It’s that little tiny stuff that can affect how anerican get along The Carl Rogers Reader. 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 wahs, the Internet and e-mail, and additional helpful activities for learning about American culture.

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American Ways by Gary Althen

Home All editions This edition, English edition: I teach this in my esl classes so it’s a great resource when you can get your students to read. References to this book Developing cross-cultural competence: Gary AlthenAmanda R. Download Image Download Image.


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Be the first to add this to a list. Trivia About American Ways. Whether you’re a businessperson beginning to work in the United States or a foreign student visiting for a semester, this new edition of American Ways will help you navigate America’s diverse and changing culture.

American Ways by Gary Althen.

American Ways

This new edition is a primary starting point for students and professionals to begin their explorations of American culture. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Krista rated it liked it Aug 17, 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.

From the deep-seated attitudes that mark the American character to customs and everyday activities, American Ways explores the tapestry of the country’s life, providing invaluable information on cultural values, politics, education, religion, and relationships.