Our culture is inextricably linked to our IDENTITY
Comm 1 = the AS exam
The definitions of culture
The meanings and practices of everyday life
High culture and popular culture
The relationship between culture and value
Verbal and non-verbal communication
Identity and self-presentation
Reading images and products
Exam Q June 2010:
“ Culture is everything. Culture is the way we dress, the way we carry our heads, the way we walk, the way we tie our ties – it is not only the fact of writing books or building houses.” Aimé Cesairé, Caribbean writer, speaking to the World Congress of Black Writers and Artists in Paris.
Using examples to support your choice, show how culture influences one of the following:
1 (a) fashion (the way we dress, the way we tie our ties) (20 marks)
1 (b) body language (the way we carry our heads, the way we walk). (20 marks)
B1 first attempt at June 2010 essay Q Culture influences body language in many different ways. Firstly, I am going to discuss how greetings can influence body language in culture. In british culture, in a formal situation such as, an interview, it is an unwritten rule to shake hands firmly.