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By     |    Apr 14, 2006   
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AFS Seminar on Intercultural Learning in Beijing

Beijing April 11, 2006: An intercultural seminar was held by AFS Intercultural Programs On April 11th at Jianguo Garden Hotel in Beijing, China to welcome AFS President Tachi Cazal’s visit. More than 50 people including professionals and experts in the intercultural realm, AFS returnees and volunteers and expatriates, and teachers and students interested in intercultural learning attended the seminar and participated in the discussions on the educational impact of international [...]

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By     |    Apr 1, 2006   
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Insightful Chinese Culture Lesson

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an article entitled U.S. Businessmen Get Chinese Culture Lesson (by A.J. Panian TRIBUNE REVIEW Monday, March 27, 2006), which tells about U.S. businessmen get Chinese culture lesson. It spells out some of the typical cultural phenomenon in modern Chinese culture, which could be some interesting references to get to know more about Chinese cultural patterns. Did you know 666 is a popular Chinese number? The Chinese love the number [...]

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By     |    Nov 8, 2005   
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Keys to Successful Intercultural Communications

Some key points believed to be essential for successful intercultural communications: Open Mindedness Sense of Humor Ability to Cope with Failure Communicativeness Flexibility and Adaptability Curiosity Positive and Realistic Expectations Tolerance for Differences and Ambiguities Positive Regard for Others

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