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Chapter 1 – Why Study Intercultural Communication (IC)?

1. Define: ethnocentrism, identity management, multiphrenia, colonialism, ethics,
dialogical approach, self-reflexivity
2. Explain briefly six reasons to study intercultural communication.
3. Write five aspects of culture and technology
4. Explain briefly three issues to address for being Ethical Students of Culture.
Chapter 2 – Approaches to Studying IC
5. Define: Ethnography, Rhetorical Approach, Macrocontexts,
6. Write the goals of three approaches.
7. Learn table

Discipline on which
approach is founded
Research Goal
Assumptions
human behavior
Method of study

of

Relationship
of
culture
and
communication

Social Science
(or Functionalist)
Psychology
Describe and
predict behavior
Predictable
Survey,
observation
Communication
influenced by
culture

Interpretive
Anthropology,
sociolinguistics
Describe
behavior
Creative and
voluntary
Participant
observation,
field study
Culture created
and maintained
through
communication

Critical
Various
Change
behavior
Changeable
Textual analysis
of media
Culture a site
of power
struggles

Chapter 3 - A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Culture and
Communication
8. Define: Dichotomies, dialectic
9. Explain Dialectical approach briefly.
10.Explain briefly six dialectics of IC.
Chapter 4 – Culture, Communication, Context and Power
11.Define: culture, embodied ethnocentrism, cultural values,
12.Define briefly meaning of culture according to three approaches.
13.Explain communication briefly according to three approaches.
14.Identify five areas of common problems in the relationship between culture
and communication (According to the Hofstede Value Orientation)
15.Explain two levels of group-related power in the relationship between
communication and power.

Chapters 5 & 6 – Identity and IC
16.Define: Impression Management theory, Minor identity, Majority identity, gender
identity, sexual identity, age identity, stereotype, prejudice
17.Explain briefly three contemporary communication perspectives on identity.

translation. 21. Emphasizes avowal and familial. 34.Explain Popular culture and give examples 40. multilingual.Explain Eye Contact. Media Imperialism. code switching.Explain briefly stages of Minority identity development. culture industries. 25. segregation.Explain Postmodern Cultural Spaces. Reader Profile.What are dimensions of Ethnic identity? Critical Identity shaped through social. 30.Define: Migrant. Voice quality. 26. interlanguage. and spiritual self ascribed dimensions (cross-cultural perspective) 19. 20. separation.Learn table: Three Perspectives on Identity and Communication Social Science Interpretive Identity created by self (by Identity formed through relating to groups) communication with others Emphasizes individualized.Explain four types of Relationship between Migrant and Host? 37.Explain Cultural Space.Explain briefly stages of Majority identity development. folk culture. immigrant. paralinguistics. Cultural Imperialism. Electronic Colonialism.What are the reasons of Code switching? Chapter 8 – Nonverbal Code & Cultural Space 27.Explain the role of translator or interpreter. 39. Chapter 9 – Understanding Intercultural Transitions 33. proxemics. marginalization. 28.Explain cultural adaptation. Chapter 10 – Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication 38.What are types of interpretation? 24. intergration.Define: Bilingual.Define: High culture.Learn table Type Definition Who knows it? What does it look like? . 29. 36. historical forces Emphasizes contexts and resisting ascribed identity Chapter 7 – Language and IC 22. Vocalization. low culture.Define: Relational messages. Lingua Franca 23. interpretation. 31.Explain Equivalency and Accuracy in translation and interpretation.What are four significant characteristics of popular culture? 41. 32.18. sojourners.Explain Contact and Noncontact Cultures. Assimilation.Explain Chronemics and types of it. cultural texts.What are four types of Migrant groups? Explain each of them.What are three great waves of global migration? 35.

but especially middleclass groups Opera. symphony performances Folk music Almost everyone in a social group Mainstream music. classic sculpture. television.High Culture Elite aristocratic expressions of culture Folk Culture Traditional and nonmainstream cultural activities that are not financially driven Ever-present cultural products designed for profitable consumption Popular culture Rich members of the political establishment Most cultural groups. romance novels . movies.