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CULTURES AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN STANDARD SITUATIONS: DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATIVE BEHAVIOUR

https://doi.org/10.24833/2687-0126-2019-1-1-99-110

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Abstract

Successful interaction across cultures requires cultural awareness and cultural intelligence which help the participants of communication select effective verbal and nonverbal means to realize their communicative intention. The paper addresses communicative strategies of representatives of different cultures in similar communicative situations. The author shows conclusively that though the Americans and the British share the same language their communicative behavior differs in typical situations of business interaction, which makes them use different verbal and nonverbal means to achieve their communicative goals. Due to the cultural differences, Russian speaking students need to be taught these differences to achieve cultural intelligence.

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T. S. Samokhina
Moscow State Linguistic University
Russian Federation


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Samokhina T.S. CULTURES AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN STANDARD SITUATIONS: DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATIVE BEHAVIOUR. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2019;1(1):99-110. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.24833/2687-0126-2019-1-1-99-110



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