This reading and discussion text helps students understand and adapt to cultural differences and values when communicating with speakers of American English. Features readings, cultural notes, and discussion topics that focus on values, behavior, attitudes, and communication styles. Provides a variety of vocabulary, comprehension, and conversational activities designed to promote discussion of the subtleties of cross-cultural communication. Each unit includes: pre-reading exercises comprehension questions vocabulary exercises conversational activitiesDeena R. Levine M.A. is the author of 'Beyond Language: Cross Cultural Communication', published 1992 under ISBN 9780130948557 and ISBN 0130948551.