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Crosstalk and Culture in Sino-American Communication by Linda W. L. Young, John Gumperz

By Linda W. L. Young, John Gumperz

Chinese language and american citizens frequently unwittingly converse at cross-purposes simply because they're misled via the cultural trappings of speak. This publication goals to explain their misunderstandings by way of tracing the improvement of chinese language communicative ideas from Confucius to the boardrooms and streets of Hong Kong. Its formal research of taped interchanges and in-depth interviews finds chinese language audio system' special methods of speaking and touching on, hence highlighting the pitfalls of hidden assumptions underlying speak.

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