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THINK
Richard mentioned the German culture as a good example of a monochronic time base culture. But what cultures do you think would be good polychronic time base cultures?

ACTIVITY
Listen to Richard's examples. What cultures does he mention and what things does he suggest that they feel are more important than time?

Richard Cook
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IN TIME

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: A THEORY OF TIME
PART 3: GETTING TIME WRONG
PART 4: RICHARD'S TIP & USEFUL LINKS
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