A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the
soul of its people…Gandhi
This week we are going to learn about how culture and gender affect our communication.
Some key concepts from the chapter:
Culture: The system of learned and shared symbols, language, values, and norms that distinguish one group of people from another.
Co-Cultures reflect groups of people in your society with whom you identify. For example: Gender, ethnicity, geography etc. Most people have multiple co-cultures
Cultural Iceberg a representation of how we can model culture and the components of culture.
Discussion questions for the week: