The chapter illustrates how culture affects language use. Nowadays, English is used all over the world by people whose cultures differ widely. Their culture inevitably affects the way they behave and use other languages. In order to avoid misunderstandings, speakers of English need to be able to appreciate cultural differences. To this end the chapter presents the concept of culture and tools for the analysis of cultural differences, highlighting their relevance for workplace situations.

Cucchi, C. A., Language and culture, in Cucchi, C. A., Insights into English Discourse, EDUCatt, Milano 2010: 77-101 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/65681]

Language and culture

Cucchi, Costanza Anellamaria
2010

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The chapter illustrates how culture affects language use. Nowadays, English is used all over the world by people whose cultures differ widely. Their culture inevitably affects the way they behave and use other languages. In order to avoid misunderstandings, speakers of English need to be able to appreciate cultural differences. To this end the chapter presents the concept of culture and tools for the analysis of cultural differences, highlighting their relevance for workplace situations.
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978-88-8311-744-2
Cucchi, C. A., Language and culture, in Cucchi, C. A., Insights into English Discourse, EDUCatt, Milano 2010: 77-101 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/65681]
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