Federico's experience is not unusual. Like many people do, he had already decided what one culture was like and then discovered that, in fact, the people weren't
necessarily like he thought they would be.
Listen to Richard Cook talk about the issues of stereotyping. What word does he say he prefers to use instead of stereotype? What does
he suggest people do with their ideas about other cultures?
Read the transcript
Check your answer
How would you find out if your views on a culture were wrong?
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PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: CAN I WORK ABROAD?
PART 3: STEREOTYPES AND OTHER ISSUES
PART 4: SOURCES OF HELP
PART 5: RICHARD'S TIP & USEFUL LINKS
PART 6: USEFUL VOCABULARY AND PHRASES