Intercultural Communication


Week 14

Classwork

In-class discussions.
  • Answer the following questions about your country:
    • What country are you interested in?
    • Where is it?
    • How big or small is it? Compare it to Japan.
    • What is the population? Compare it to Japan.
    • What is it famous for?
    • What are it’s good points? Make sure you give examples and explain why you think something is a good point.
    • What are it bad points? Make sure you give examples and explain why you think something is a bad point.
    • Why do you think people should go there?
    • What advice would you give to someone visiting the country?
    • What advice would you give someone from the country who is visiting Japan.

Week 13

Class canceled because of weather.


Week 12

Classwork

  • Talk with your classmates about what you think are good points and bad points about your country.
  • Watch this TED talk about different ways to see the world.

Homework

  • Begin to plan out a talk about your country that explains its good points and bad points. Make sure you give examples and explain why you think something is a good point or bad point.

Week 11

Classwork

  • Review homework.
  • Explain your country.
  • Watch this video and take notes:

Answer these questions:

  1. What is his basic idea?

  2. What do you think is a “tourism entrepreneur”?

  3. Why did they have a Palestinian and an Israeli as tour guides?

  4. How did having a Palestinian and an Israeli tour guide change people’s experiences?

  5. Why does eating food together help people understand each other.

  6. How could you use this model in Japan? What food would you choose? What places would you go?