Culture Clashes
Member  Member Member Member Member  Member Member Member Member Member Member  Jie Mulyadi Sumarlin (3092024) Ervin Amrul...
<ul><li>Whilst all culture share the same basic emotions, the forms of communication used through different cultures of th...
<ul><li>In north america and europe people tend to prefer direct eye contact. But in some asian countries such as Japan, k...
<ul><li>The O.K gesture in America and England is given to mean everything is O.K, well or good. In Latin America and Fran...
telling someone to come to you by curling your finger is fines  accaptable in America and England. This gesture is conside...
Rude or hostile signs <ul><li>Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on hips is a sign of hostility. </li></ul><ul><li>United stat...
French eating habits   <ul><li>B reakfast   is known as  le  petit déjeuner .  This usually consists of coffee or hot choc...
Traditions and habits   <ul><li>When you're introduced to a French person, you should say 'good day, Sir/Madam' (  bonjour...
Kissing in France   <ul><li>You shouldn't kiss (  faire la bise  ) when first introduced to an adult, although young child...
Gifts in France   <ul><li>If you're invited to dinner by a French person take along a small present of flowers, a plant or...
Dress code in France <ul><li>Although the French are often formal in their relationships, their dress habits, even in the ...
Egypt <ul><li>Right hand is designated for eating and the left for bodily hygiene. Half closed eyes do not express boredom...
South Africa <ul><li>Cover mouth when yawning.  </li></ul><ul><li>Holding hands out in a cupped manner means that, &quot;T...
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Culture clashes

  1. 1. Culture Clashes
  2. 2. Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Jie Mulyadi Sumarlin (3092024) Ervin Amrullah (3093013 ) D e ny (3093130) Cecilia liony surya (3093841) Zahra Zafira Fahmi (3093109 ) Evi Indah Purnamasari (3093981) Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member Member
  3. 3. <ul><li>Whilst all culture share the same basic emotions, the forms of communication used through different cultures of the world varies enomously. </li></ul><ul><li>What can mean one thing in one country, can often mean something completely different in another. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In north america and europe people tend to prefer direct eye contact. But in some asian countries such as Japan, korea and thailand, prolonged eye contact is considered rude. </li></ul><ul><li>This is especially relevant when you are travelling abroad and communicating with people from different countries. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not aware of such differents, you may be perceived as having poor communication skills, rude or offensive. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The O.K gesture in America and England is given to mean everything is O.K, well or good. In Latin America and France it is considered an insult. Similar to giving someone the middle finger </li></ul>In most westernized countries picking your nose is consider to be vulgar, and something which should be done in private. However in many Asian countries such as China, picking your nose in public is perfectly acceptable behaviour.
  6. 6. telling someone to come to you by curling your finger is fines accaptable in America and England. This gesture is considered rude in many Asian countries such as Japan. In Singapore this gesture signifies death. In most westernized countries it is considered normal for 2 men to shake hands. In some Asian and Islamic countries it is considered normal for men to kiss each other, either on the cheeks or on the lips. Some countries also consider men holding hands to be normal. In most westernized countries men kissing or holding hands in public would be viewed as homosexual behaviour.
  7. 7. Rude or hostile signs <ul><li>Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on hips is a sign of hostility. </li></ul><ul><li>United state </li></ul><ul><li>Insulting gestures are the middle finger trust and forearm jerk. </li></ul><ul><li>Argentine </li></ul><ul><li>It is rude to yawn in public. Always pour with the right hand, never the left. Never pour wine by grasping </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Chewing gum, yawning, scratching, having loud conversations, and resting feet on furniture are all considered rude. </li></ul>
  8. 8. French eating habits <ul><li>B reakfast is known as le petit déjeuner . This usually consists of coffee or hot chocolate which is drunk from a bowl, and perhaps a freshly-baked croissant which is made of a flaky, butter-based pastry or bread. </li></ul><ul><li>A fternoon snack is known as le goûter , consists of some bread with jam or chocolate, and a glass of milk. </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner often consists of several courses , and for the adults, might be accompanied by a glass or two of wine. </li></ul><ul><li>French cooking is the ultimate in &quot;herby&quot; cooking (as opposed to spicy). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Traditions and habits <ul><li>When you're introduced to a French person, you should say 'good day, Sir/Madam' ( bonjour madame / monsieur ) and shake hands (a single pump is enough – neither limp nor knuckle-crushing). Salut (hi or hello) is used only among close friends and young people. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Kissing in France <ul><li>You shouldn't kiss ( faire la bise ) when first introduced to an adult, although young children will expect to be kissed. If a woman expects you to kiss her, she will offer her cheek. </li></ul><ul><li>However, much also depends on how well you know the person concerned: acquaintances might kiss twice, friends four times and old friends six! </li></ul><ul><li>W hen you greet someone Kissing . It's also customary to kiss everyone in sight – including the men if you're a man – at midnight on New Year's Eve </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gifts in France <ul><li>If you're invited to dinner by a French person take along a small present of flowers, a plant or chocolates. </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers can be tricky, as to some people carnations mean bad luck, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chrysanthemums : for cemeteries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red roses : signify love and are associated with the socialists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow roses : have something to do with adultery, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marigolds : ( soucis ) simply aren't de rigueur . </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Dress code in France <ul><li>Although the French are often formal in their relationships, their dress habits, even in the office, are often extremely casual. </li></ul><ul><li>however, that the French tend to judge people by their dress, the style and quality being as important as the correctness for the occasion (people often wear 'designer' jeans to dinner). </li></ul>
  13. 13. Egypt <ul><li>Right hand is designated for eating and the left for bodily hygiene. Half closed eyes do not express boredom. Often women will walk slightly behind the men. People smoke and public; it is polite to offer cigarettes to those near by. Do not eat everything on your plate when dining. Also, only eat finger food with the right hand. </li></ul><ul><li>To ask, Would you sleep with me? tap two index fingers together, side-by-side. </li></ul><ul><li>Men and women stand relatively further apart, but men will stand closer together. </li></ul><ul><li>It is rude to show the sole of your shoe. </li></ul><ul><li>Handshakes are followed by a touch on the elbow. </li></ul>
  14. 14. South Africa <ul><li>Cover mouth when yawning. </li></ul><ul><li>Holding hands out in a cupped manner means that, &quot;The gift you may give me (for carrying your bags) will mean so much that I must hold it in two hands&quot;; this action is often done by porters. </li></ul><ul><li>Handshake is the most common form of greeting. </li></ul>
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