Imprint. Intercultural Press; Intercultural Press. American Ways: A Cultural Guide to the United States of America. Gary Althen, Janet Bennett. 2 Reviews. Rated 0. American Ways, Third Edition covers all the basic needs of the foreign student or businessperson, covering the trends and customs of day-to-day activities as. American Ways covers all the basic needs of the foreign visitor, student or business Gary Althen served for thirty years as a foreign student adviser at the .

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Ashley rated it liked it Sep 21, This edition features new material on American politics, reflecting the impact of the Bush administration as well as althrn election of the nation’s first black president, and an updated chapter on the effects of social networking sites on meeting people and creating friendships.

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Although my intention was to touch the American culture before starting the book, I think it could have contain more practical advice. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Lifan Xu rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Gary AlthenAmanda R. An informative book that will give you a glance of how Americans are behaving and see things. Other Creators Doran, Amanda R. YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time.


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Anyways, what is very informative and useful is examples from the real life that help althenn identify yourself with those people mentioned there. It’s that little tiny stuff that can affect how people get along The Stories in Our Genes. Open Preview See a Problem? This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Intercultural Press- Travel – pages. Ahmed rated it liked it Oct 20, Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. Preview — American Ways by Gary Althen. The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook: The Best Books of Guide To Better Acol Bridge. Within most chapters Althen has included a new section, Suggestions for Foreign Visitors, adding another practical dimension to the book.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I teach this in my esl classes so it’s a great resource when you can get your students to read. Jul 14, Krisna Aerican rated it it was amazing.

Krista rated gafy liked it Aug 17, Also, I think the biggest takeaway I got from the advice for foreigners sections was, “When in doubt, just ask an American. In this revised edition, Gary Althen has added material to provide the clearest insights yet into the American psyche and culture, including the rewritten chapter Ways of Reasoning, which provides one of the best-organized and clearest presentations of American thought processes to date, and a new chapter on race and ethnic relations that compares how foreign visitors and Americans alike perceive American subcultures.


Feb 21, J rated it liked it Shelves: No eBook available Amazon. It looks at American values, assumptions and ways of reasoning to help foreigners to understand the enigmatic Americans.

Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Other editions – View all American Ways: This single location in Australian Capital Territory: The book covers all aspects that could be thought of when the USA culture is considered.

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A Guide for Foreigners in the United States. Caroline Nguyen rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Tina rated it liked it Apr 03, Close cookie policy overlay. To ask other readers questions about American Ways ggary, please sign up. Description This title seeks to provide insights into the American psyche and character. Intercultural communication — United States — Handbooks, manuals, etc. I was hoping for an explanation of WHY American ways are what they are, but the book did say up front it wasn’t going to do that.