Cultural Gaffes Across Your Borders
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Cultural Gaffes Across Your Borders

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This entertaining eight-minute video shows you how easy it is to commit a blunder, a gaffe, a slip-up in another culture. Things as simple and normal to you as sitting on the edge of a desk may be insulting in another country. See 14 examples of cultural gaffes acted out, then get some advice on how to try to avoid making such mistakes when you travel to another culture.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: August 22, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 09, 2014
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Submitter: Laura Franklin
Keywords: culture, international

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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