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Added by MARY on June 19, 2015 at 23:30 — 8 Comments

AMERICAN VS BRITISH SPELLING DIFFERENCES

I think whether we pick to use the 'american english way' over the british one or vice versa, it's good to get to know the differences of both :)…

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Added by MARY on February 26, 2015 at 0:30 — 6 Comments

Cultural differences around the world

This Slideshow on the BBC News sites  "More than a Handshake" discusses some of the cultural differences among nationalities in a business setting.  If your country isn't listed, how are your customs the same or different from those listed?

The U.S. is listed but you will see variances in different parts of the U.S.   The South tends to be less formal in my experience than many other areas.…

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Added by Tim New on August 10, 2013 at 4:00 — 2 Comments

Understanding and Misunderstanding Other Cultures

My culture is better than yours and my way of doing things is the only correct way [yes most people tend to believe this]. Ethnocentrism is one of the first terms that I ever define to students when we study cultures. It is something that is normal for every culture and is something we all must try to overcome. Simply put, it means that we view our own culture as superior to other cultures.



It is only natural that when you are brought up in a society, that the things you were… Continue

Added by Mr. Bob on September 11, 2010 at 17:00 — 9 Comments

What is the difference?

All of us who have studied languages discover words and phrases with more than one meaning. These may have different meanings for native speakers in a single place or have a meaning in one place that is different from the meaning in another. These differences can be difficult and sometimes embarrassing for learners of the new language.



I am a native English speaker and have been surprised in my own language when visiting other English speaking countries. Many years ago my wife…

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Added by Mr. Bob on July 31, 2010 at 17:30 — 7 Comments

Distinguishing blue from green in language - Interesting thing about the English language

I am a native speaker of English so this was news to me. Today I have found that many languages do not have different words for the colors blue and green. I thought this might be interesting for people whose culture doesn't differentiate and might help them understand this better.



The webpage I found this information at is here:…



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Added by BK on July 24, 2009 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

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