Intercultural Communication

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  • 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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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pragmatics
 
study of how language is used in the context

5 functions of language