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Whatever the difficulties working abroad might cause, there are millions of people working abroad right now, experiencing and enjoying life in a different culture. But what's it like the first time you arrive in a new country?

Listen to our interviewees to hear their first impressions of life abroad. As you listen try to answer these three questions.

1. What was the difficulty in France?

2. Which person learnt about what food the British ate?

3. Is non verbal communication more important in northern or southern Europe?

First impressions
Read the transcript
Check your answers


LINKS
Working Abroad radio programme 1


FIRST IMPRESSIONS: 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