Suggestions for Communicating with those Whose Native Language is Different from Yours

A concise list of things to do when communicating with those whose first language is different from your own (when you’re communicating in your native language):

http://businesslife.ba.com/Ideas/10-Tips/10-tips-for-communicating-with-non-native-colleagues.html

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Gender Double Standards: Pantene Advertisement

This short ad highlights the double standard that women face, especially in the workplace.

http://business.time.com/2013/12/10/pantene-powerfully-breaks-down-every-sexist-workplace-stereotype-in-one-ad

British Council Study on the Value of Intercultural Skills

The British Council recently released a study on the value of intercultural skills in the workplace! I use studies like this at the start (and often end) of my class to get students interested in why they should care about and study intercultural communication.

http://www.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/documents/culture-at-work-research.pdf