Week 14. Intercultural Communication. Multimedia. Ch. 6 wrap up Introduction to the diversity of African languages: http://video-subtitle.tedcdn.com/talk/podcast/2013/None/SakiMafundikwa_2013-480p-zh-cn.mp4 (begin at 1:00 and stop around 4:52). Differences in Intercultural Verbal Styles.
What’s the differences between a direct and indirect verbal style? Provide examples (from the textbook will suffice). (hint: p.176)
Define complementary, animated, and understated verbal styles.
What does an informal verbal style emphasize? What about a formal one? (hint: p.179)
Explain a linear persuasion style and a spiral persuasion style.
What does a self-credentialing verbal mode emphasize? What about a self-humbling one? (hint: p.191)
Define face, self-face concern, other-face concern, and facework.