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Living and working abroad would be really easy if everyone spoke the same way and behaved in the same way. But, as soon as you leave your own culture it quickly becomes clear that things are not the same.

There are small and large differences between cultures. And how well you are able to deal with these differences will affect how good your experience will be.

THINK
What sort of things do you think might be different between two cultures?

Now listen to Richard Cook. He mentions three things that you might find. What are they?

You can use the transcript to help you follow the audio.

Richard Cook
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CULTURAL DIFFERENCES? PAGE 1 OF 1


IN GENERAL

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: CULTURAL DIFFERENCES?
PART 3: WHY WORK ABROAD?
PART 4: FIRST IMPRESSIONS
PART 5: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES
Link to the general unit
Link to the unit on language
Link to the unit on body language
Link to the unit on time
Link to the unit on status
Link to the unit on relationships
Link to Federico's page
Link to Adam's page
Link to Maralde's page
Link to Chris's page
Link to Andre's page
Link to Richard, the cross-cultural expert's page
Link to the sitemap
FEDERICO
FEDERICO
ADAM
ADAM
MARALDE
MARALDE
CHRIS
CHRIS
ANDRE
ANDRE
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT
RICHARD COOK,
EXPERT