Posts tagged intercultural communication
頭を悩ます英文法?それでも挑み続けるべき理由! (Part 3)

In the third installment of this series on grammar as a vector for culture, we’ll reflect on two examples of how the existence (or absence) of keigo shapes the way we view and relate to other people. Namely, we’ll consider differing conceptions of customer service and hierarchy across cultures.

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USAと日本のコミュニケーションスタイルの最大の違い[高文脈 対 低文脈文化] (パート2)

In this article, we’ll explore the historical factors underlying the low-context vs. high-context distinction in the case of the US and Japan, and see how responsibility for good communication is affected by reliance on context.

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USAと日本のコミュニケーションスタイルの最大の違い [高文脈文化 VS 低文脈文化] (パート1)

What’s the no.1 communication style difference between the US and Japan? Edward T. Hall gave us the answer when he published his ranking of cultures from “low context” to “high context.” In this post, we’ll explore the meaning of Edward T. Hall’s scale of cultures.

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