Lesson 13 - Exercise

1.1.2022, , Izvor: Verlag Dashöfer

Lesson 13 – Exercise

Exercise 1

Over to you – think about the following questions:

  • - Do you agree that English is a global language today?
  • - Why should English be taught accurately and efficiently?
  • - How do you understand and do you agree with the last sentence - It is predictable today that wealth will give way to knowledge and information in determining the shape of the future human society, and speaking the common world language will be fundamental to achieve success.

Exercise 2

Decide whether the following sentences concerning the article above are true (T) or false (F)

  1. In South Korea the peace sign, formed by extending the index and middle fingers with the palm facing towards your body, is considered extremely rude. 
  2. In Russia shaking hands through a doorway is considered bad luck. 
  3. Little business is conducted during Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter in Poland 
  4. If you have a business meeting in Kuwait, there may be a man whose job is to offer and serve coffee. 
  5. The red color has a negative connotation in Madagascar.

Exercise 3

Think about 2 more situations that can cause a misunderstanding in cross-cultural communication.

Exercise 4

Fill in the missing words in the following sentences:

  • - Our company is not very hierarchical. We only have three management ……………… 
  • - We try to involve everyone in decision-……………… process. 
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