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EAP Workshop: “They Ask ‘How Are You?’ But Then Walk Away”: How to Socialize with Americans

Author: Brandon Cook

Each nation and culture has a unique set of norms, expectations, and natural rhythms when it comes to socializing and making connections with other people. The United States is no different. In this workshop participants recognized and addressed some of the particularities of interpersonal relations and patterns of socialization that international students often find most challenging about U.S. American culture. Participants came away with a better understanding of how to relate to their U.S. American colleagues and Americans in general. The slides and video recording of the workshop are also available here.

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EAP Workshop: Composing Academic Emails

Author: Brandon Cook

In this workshop, participants discussed the cultural and structural-compositional issues at play in professional email communication. They reviewed and practiced writing emails to different audiences. The slides and video recording of the workshop are also available here.

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