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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Also, I think the biggest takeaway I got from the advice for foreigners sections was, “When in doubt, just ask an American. A Case Study Chapter Anyways, what is very informative and useful is examples from the real life that help to identify yourself with those people mentioned wayw. About Gary Althen Gary Althen was for thirty years as a foreign student adviser at the University of Iowa, many of them as director of the Office of International Students and Scholars.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Arriele Dooly rated it liked it Dec 13, It’s that little tiny stuff that can affect how people get along An informative book that will give you a glance of how Americans are behaving and see things. Physical Description xxxii, p.

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American Ways

Emphasizing the interpretation of observed behavior, he covers ways of reasoning and American ideas about politics, family life, education, religion, the media, social relationships, racial and ethnic diversity, male-female relationships, sports and recreation, driving, shopping, personal hygiene, and organizational and public behavior.

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I teach this in my esl classes so it’s althne great resource when you can get your students to read. Doran and Susan J. As a comprehensive introduction to American culture, American Ways will prepare you for living, studying and working in America.

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