describe an intercultural transaction in which you have participated during which one or more parties demonstrated an application of kinesics different from your cultural norm. How did you react to the difference? Did the difference prove to be a barrier to communication?
How is it possible that individuals speaking the same language may still have to confront cultural barriers to communication?
How do language patterns manifest themselves in culturally specific thought processes, such as orientation to problem-solving and organization?
Are certain hand gestures, or use of hands for different tasks or actions, considered offensive in some cultures? Provide exs.