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Sample Make-Up Activity             NameCultural Awareness & Inter-Cultural Communication  1. Search OTC’s 2010 OTC’s Inst...
b. Respect the right of others to have opinions that are different        from your own.        __________________________...
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Multiculturalism Training Worksheet for Tutors

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Multiculturalism Training Worksheet for Tutors

  1. 1. Sample Make-Up Activity NameCultural Awareness & Inter-Cultural Communication 1. Search OTC’s 2010 OTC’s Institutional Snapshot, revised at http://www.otc.edu/Documents_Self_Study/HLC-Snapshot-Revised- 1_28_11.pdf and list total numbers of students, including male and female, in district or out of district, from each demographic group: a. ________ Nonresident alien b. ________ Black c. ________ American Indian/Alaskan Native d. ________ Asian/Pacific Islander e. ________ Hispanic f. ________ White g. ________ Race/Ethnicity 2. Search Google and list at least 5 categories or victim groups of discrimination other than race. For example: students with physical handicaps. a. ____________________________________ b. ____________________________________ c. ____________________________________ d. ____________________________________ e. ____________________________________ 3. In relation to multiculturalism, what does it mean to: a. Emphasize similarities but value differences __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. b. Respect the right of others to have opinions that are different from your own. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ c. Be open-minded and patient __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ d. Be professional __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________4. According to the site pbs.org http://www.pbs.org/ampu/crosscult.html list and describe six different communication styles among diverse culture groups. a. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ b. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ c. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ d. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. e. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ f. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________5. According to the Website “Training Tutors to Work with International Students http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/tlc/tutor%20training/TRAINING%20TUTORS %20TO%20WORK%20WITH%20INTERNATIONAL%20STUDENTS. htmWhat are four questions that are okay to ask a student who is from a different country than you? a. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ b. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ c. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ d. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________6. Complete the Idiom activity and check with Carolyn or Sam for the answers. Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. IdiomsAn idiom is a phrase whose meaning cannot be determined by the literaldefinition of the phrase itself, but refers instead to a figurative meaning thatis known only through common use. Can you decipher the meaning behindthe following cultural idioms?Idiom Language TranslationNot hanging noodles on your ears RussianTo live like a maggot in bacon GermanTo reheat cabbage Italian Spanish,Like fingernail and dirt MexicoBang your butt on the ground FrenchPlucked like a chicken YiddishTo bite the elbow RussianSmoke from 7 orifices of head ChineseTo become naked JapaneseAn ant milker ArabicGive it to someone with cheese SpanishSqueezer of limes Hindi Portuguese,To smell a sock BrazilTo give the pumpkin SpanishTo hang oneself Spanish Page 4 of 4

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