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2012 Rey Ty Intercultural Orientation: Unofficial Census. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University.

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2012 Rey Ty Intercultural Orientation: Unofficial Census. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University.

2012 Rey Ty Intercultural Orientation: Unofficial Census. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University.


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  • 1. U.S.Cultures © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 2. U.S.Cultures © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 3. Culture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 4. CulturalShock!© 2012 Rey Ty
  • 5. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 6. V-Curve © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 7. W-Curve © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 8. Acceptance &Honeymoon Re-Integration Adjustment Reverse Cultural Cultural Shock Shock © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 9. Subjective• We are used to our mom’s cooking & to our country’s food & think they are the best. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 10. Why Are CulturesDifferent? © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 11. Why AreCultures Different? © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 12. Differences GlobePast Present Future Continent Country Region Group (Gender, clan, tribe, ethnicity, …) Individual © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 13. Why Are Cultures Different?•Eachsociety isunique. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 14. Why Are Cultures Different?•Each societyhas differenthistoricalexperiences. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 15. Why Are Cultures Different?•Eachsociety hasdifferentsocialcontext. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 16. Why Are Cultures Different?•Thereare rich& poorpeople. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 17. Why Are Cultures Different?•There aredifferentreligions. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 18. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 19. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 20. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 21. Why Are Cultures Different?•Eachsociety hasdifferenteconomicsystem. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 22. Why Are Cultures Different?•There areprimitivesocieties. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 23. Why Are Cultures Different?•There are slave-owning societies. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 24. Why Are Cultures Different?•There are feudalsocieties. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 25. Why Are Cultures Different?•There areindustrialcapitalistsocieties. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 26. Why Are Cultures Different?•There arepost-industrialcapitalistsocieties. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 27. Why Are Cultures Different?•There are socialistsocieties. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 28. Why Are Cultures Different?•There’s a dominantculture. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 29. Why Are Cultures Different?•Thereareminoritycultures. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 30. Why Are Cultures Different?•There arealternative cultures. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 31. Diversity•Native Americans © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 32. Diversity•Latin@s © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 33. Diversity•African American © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 34. Diversity•Asian American © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 35. Diversity•Asian American © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 36. Diversity• European Americans © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 37. Diversity•Jews © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 38. Diversity•Muslims © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 39. Diversity•Buddhists © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 40. Diversity•Hindu © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 41. Preppy Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 42. Jock Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 43. Punk Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 44. Goth Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 45. Hip-Hop & Reggaeton Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 46. Skater Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 47. Guidette & Guido Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 48. Skank Subculture © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 49. Traditional Nuclear Family © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 50. Single-Parent Family © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 51. 1/1000 Are Gay Couples © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 52. 1/3 Are Never-Married Singles © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 53. 1.9 Million Are 90+ Years Old © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 54. Not in the Official Census•Do you know that: U.S. flags are everywhere! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 55. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: no bargaining in the U.S. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 56. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: people actually go to church! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 57. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: so much junk food, if you can call it food! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 58. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: convenience culture— 24/7 stores, fast food… © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 59. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: there’s poverty in the U.S. too! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 60. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: people obey the traffic rules! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 61. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: people don’t honk! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 62. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: what you see on T.V. & movies are not true! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 63. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 15% of Americans have x>1 tattoo! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 64. Not in the Official Census• Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza a day. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 65. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: #1 Reason for Americans for traveling: visit friends & relatives. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 66. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: #1 Destination to which Americans travel: Times Square, New York City © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 67. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 25% Americans say their pet is a better listener than their spouse! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 68. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Average American family spends x> $600 per child on back-to-school clothes, shoes, school supplies & equipment © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 69. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 10% Americans eat donuts for breakfast. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 70. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans leave an average of 18% tip. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 71. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 3 Million Americans go dancing x > 2x/month © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 72. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 5 states have the highest rates of participation in volunteer work: – Utah – Iowa – Minnesota – Nebraska – Alaska © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 73. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans spend $1 Billion on online dating services. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 74. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 25% of marriages of x > 10 years end in divorce. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 75. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 97% Americans say they are heterosexuals. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 76. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 13 Million families are 1-Parent households. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 77. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 16% of Americans live in a household with x > 2 adult generations. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 78. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 14.6% of married people have a spouse from a different color or ethnicity. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 79. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: marriage is now over- rated. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 80. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Only 17% of single adults are looking for a relationship. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 81. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 10% Americans live alone. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 82. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 26% of Americans say they are currently in a school of some type. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 83. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Average credit card debt is $15,788.00. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 84. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 45% Americans (x > 16 years old) are employed.• Others are students or not working. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 85. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 85% Americans (x > 18 years old) have a cell phone. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 86. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 23% Americans own x > 1 firearm. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 87. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 45% Americans participate in a retirement savings plan. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 88. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans spend an average of 55 minutes in the car daily. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 89. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 6% Americans leave the house for work between midnight & 6 A.M. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 90. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Average American donates $1000 yearly to charity. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 91. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 60% Americans have high-speed broadband Internet access. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 92. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: x > 43% Americans are on Facebook. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 93. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 26% Americans use the Internet for online banking. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 94. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: #1 key word search for how-to advice is how to kiss! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 95. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 20% of homes use a cell phone only. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 96. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 17% homes only use a traditional land line. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 97. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: California is #1 state for jobs in the video game industry. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 98. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans send or receive 1.5 trillion text messages a year. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 99. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 43% Americans read news online. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 100. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: average height of American men is 5’9”. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 101. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: average height of American women is 5’4”. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 102. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 26% Americans have cardiovascular disease. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 103. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: X > 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 104. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 22% adults have arthritis. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 105. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: average American eats 60 pounds of chicken yearly. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 106. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: average American eats 14 pounds of ice cream yearly. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 107. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 3% Americans are vegetarians (of all types). © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 108. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans sleep just 6.7 hours on week nights. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 109. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Heart disease is the most likely cause of death for Americans. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 110. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 75% of Americans arrested are male. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 111. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 3% Americans are in jail or prison or on probation or parole. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 112. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 75% high school students cheated on tests. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 113. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: only 39% Americans claimed they never have lied or cheated. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 114. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 16 million Americans (x > 12 years old) use marijuana. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 115. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans spend $230 billion on prescription drugs yearly. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 116. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 70 million Americans (x > 12 years old) smoke regularly. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 117. Not in the Official Census• Smokers by color: – Whites : 22.1% – African Americans : 21.3% – Hispanics : 14.5% – American Indians/Alaska Natives : 23.2% © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 118. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 42% Americans drink alcohol. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 119. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 10 – 33% married Americans have cheated with another sexual partner. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 120. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 24% Americans believe extra- terrestrials have visited Earth. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 121. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 21% Americans believe the living can communicate with the dead. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 122. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 7% Americans have social anxiety disorder. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 123. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 1/5000 who take the SAT get a perfect score:• Two one- hundredths of 1%! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 124. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 43% Americans go to a place of worship x > 1x/ month. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 125. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 11% Americans are willing to have a brain-implanted device that would let them access the Internet. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 126. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: – 37% wear traditional business attire. – 41% wear casual clothes. – 39% women wear high heels daily. – During recession, young New Yorkers wear long dresses. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 127. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: –Americans eat more take-out meals in their cars than at work. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 128. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: favorite restaurant food – Hamburger – French fries – Pizza – Mexican food – Chicken sandwich © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 129. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: top U.S. volunteer activities – General labor – Coach or referee – Fundraising – Food service – Tutor or teacher © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 130. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: top sports participation – Football – Basketball – Track & field – Baseball – Softball – Golf – Tennis – Swimming & diving © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 131. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: x > 11 million Americans own a digital reader. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 132. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: – People who read e-books buy 3 e- books a month. – People who regularly buy hard-copy books buy 2 books a month. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 133. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: top men’s complaints about dating women: – Partners with baggage – Difficult to get along with after a few dates – Women who get serious too fast. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 134. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: top women’s complaints about dating men: – Partners with baggage – Not enough men & not knowing how to find them – Men who get serious too fast © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 135. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Asian households have the highest median income. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 136. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: households I the West & Northeast had the highest incomes. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 137. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: women who worked full-time still earned only 77% of what men earned in similar jobs. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 138. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 14.3% are in poverty = 43 million Americans (more poor people now since poverty was tracked in 1959). © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 139. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: poorest give more to charity – Low-income folks give 4.5% – Middle-income give 2.5% – High-income 3% © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 140. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: obesity facts – 34% Americans (x > 20 years old) are obese – 34% adults (x > 20 years old) are overweight but not obese – 18% children 12-19 are obese – 20% children 6-11 are obese © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 141. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: cardiovascular disease in the U.S. – High blood pressure – Coronary heart disease – Heart failure – Stroke – Congenital defects © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 142. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 37% Americans think that houses can be haunted. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 143. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 25% Americans think astrology can affect people’s lives. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 144. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 24% Americans believe extraterrestrials have visited Earth. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 145. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: 21% Americans believe witches exist. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 146. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: American men will not date women who –Litter –Don’t recycle. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 147. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: – Americans in general think it is better to be rich (than thinner, younger or smarter) – 29% women (14% men) think it’s better to be thinner. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 148. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: Americans have more confidence in soldiers than Congress (in order): – Military – Small business – Police – Religion – Supreme Court – President – Public schools – Criminal justice system – Newspapers – Banks – TV news – Organized labor – Big business – HMOs – Congress © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 149. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: countries with top life expectancy – Macau 84.36 years – Andorra 82.51 – Japan 82.12 – Singapore 81.98 – Hong Kong 81.86 – U.S.A. 78.11 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 150. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: countries with top GDP/capita – Liechtenstein $122,100 – Qatar $119,500 – Luxembourg $79,600 – Bermuda $69,900 – Norway $57,400 – U.S.A. $46,000 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 151. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: countries with top percentage of Internet users – U.K. 82% – South Korea 81% – Germany 79% – Japan 78% – U.S.A. 77% © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 152. Not in the Official Census• Do you know that: countries with most number of motor vehicles / 1000 persons – U.S.A. 765 – Luxembourg 686 – Malaysia 641 – Australia 619 – Malta 607 © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 153. Verbal Cues© 2012 Rey Ty
  • 154. Direct Verbal Cues• “Yes!” means “Yes!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 155. Direct Verbal Cues•“No!” means “No!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 156. Indirect Verbal Cues• “Really?” • Translation: “Of course not! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 157. Indirect Verbal Cues• “Good job!” • Translation: “It’s ok.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 158. Indirect Verbal Cues• “Awesome!” • Translation: “That’s alright.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 159. Indirect Verbal Cues• “That’s • Translation: interesting.” “Not!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 160. Indirect Verbal Cues• “I welcome • Translation: challenges.” “This job sucks big time.” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 161. Indirect Verbal Cues• “You could • Translation: attend some “You don’t training programs.” know what you are doing!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 162. Indirect Verbal Cues• “Maybe I can • Translation: work late.” “What? Do you think I don’t have a life?” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 163. Indirect Verbal Cues• “I was not • Translation: involved in that “That’s project.” your problem— deal with it!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 164. Indirect Verbal Cues• “I’ll try to • Translation: do my “Why best to fit that task didn’t you into my tell me schedule.” sooner?” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 165. Indirect Verbal Cues• “I have too • Translation: much work “I’m only today.” paid minimum wage!” © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 166. Conclusion © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 167. Attitude1. My culture is best. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 168. Attitude2. Your culture is best. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 169. Attitude3. There are good & bad things in your & my cultures. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 170. Do not…1. go on & on. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 171. Do not…2. pretend you areAmerican. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 172. Do not…3. think you are better than others. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 173. Do not…4. be arrogant. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 174. Do not…4. have a blanket hatred of the U.S. © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 175. That’s All Folks! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 176. That’s All Folks! © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 177. Reference• Les Krantz & Chris Smith. (2011). The Unofficial U.S. Census. New York: Skyhorse Publishing.• Max Fisher. (August 1, 2012). The Land of Big Groceries, Big God, and Smooth Traffic: What Surprises First-Time Visitors to America. http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/ © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 178. U.S.Cultures © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 179. U.S.Cultures © 2012 Rey Ty © 2012 Rey Ty
  • 180. Thanks for Visiting•Subscribeto reyty2 © 2012 Rey Ty