Intercultural Communication

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1. 

  • 6 Imperatives for Studying Intercultural Communication

 

1. peace imperative
2. economic imperative
3. technology imperative
4. demographic imperative
5.self- awareness imperative
6. Ethics imperative

 
2. 

4 building Blocks of Studying Intercultural Communication

 

1. Culture
2. Communication
3. Context
4. Power

 
3. 

6 factors of Culture

 

1. learned
2. perceptions and values
3. involves feelings
4. expressed
5. Dynamic and heterogeneous
6. Shared

 
4. 

4 barriers to studying intercultural communication

 

1. ethnocentrism
2. Discrimination
3. prejudice
4. stereotyping

 
5. 

political, intellectual, social histories

 

political histories- documented
intellectual- transmission and development of ideas
social- everyday occurrences

 
6. 

Family Histories

 

Occur at same time as other histories

    • Personal level
    • Passed orally
Hidden histories can be revealed through DNA testing

 
7. 

National Histories

 

Based on past events and figures important to that nation

    • Solidifies sense of nationhood
    • U.S. students rarely learn about histories of other nations

 
8. 

cultural group history

 

  • History of cultural group within a nation
  • Includes where group originated, why ppl migrated, development of cultural traits

 
9. 

"grand narrative"

 

only one way of looking at past

 
10. 

7 non mainstream histories

 

      1. 1. Religious
      2. 2. Gender
      3. 3.Sexual orientation
      4. 4. Racial and ethnic
      5. 5. Diasporic- ways in which international culture groups were created through transnational migrations, slavery, religious crusades and other historical forces
      6. 6. Colonial-
      7. 7. Socioeconomic class

 
11. 

6 elements of the definition "identity"

 

1. created through communication
2. created in spurts
3. multiple
4. influenced by society
5. dynamic
6. different ways in different cultures

 
12. 

u- curve theory

 

1. excitement
2. culture shock
3. Adaptation

 
13. 

4 components of language

 

1. phonology
2. semantics
3. syntactics
4. pragmatic

 
14. 

5 functions of language

 

1. give information- ex: assignment explanation
2. control other's behavior- ex: persuasive
3. communicate feelings- ex: "i love you"
4. Participating in rituals- ex: prayer
5. Execute plans- ex: meeting deligation

 
15. 

Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

 

the language we speak determines our perception of reality

ex: native American languages- no possessive, Spanish formality

 
16. 

high context

 

understanding messages without direct verbal statement
ex: Japan

 
17. 

low context

 

explicit verbal statements "mean what you say"
ex: America

 
18. 

bilingualism

multilingualism

 

bilingualism- speaking 2 languages

multilingualism- speaking more than two languages

 
19. 

translation

 

producing a written text from something said
- source text- original
-target text- translated text

 
20. 

interpretation

 

verbally expressing what is said or written in another language

 
21. 

phonology

 

study of the sound system of language

How words are pronounced

 
22. 

semantics

 

study of the meaning of language


 
23. 

sytactics

 

study of the structure of language

 
24. 

pragmatics

 

study of how language is used in the context

5 functions of language