Thursday, December 30, 2010

Cross-Cultural Learning: Being Able to Shut Up and Listen

Side benefits of learning both a foreign language and a foreign culture.

How to learn about culture and language. When you live in a foreign culture, you learn how to learn. You learn what vocabulary is important, what language learning techniques work, how to make relationships, what skills are important, what details to pay attention to. These skills will carry over to other languages and other cultures in the future.
Read the entire piece here:  The Best Defense (be sure to read the wild comments)

Posted by:  The Global Small Business Blog

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