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    TNCN Holds Intercultural Communication Training with Foreign Students at Lipscomb Academy

    TNCN Executive Director training photo

    On August 28, 2017, to kick off the beginning of the fall semester of school, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held a training for incoming foreign students studying at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. Coming from China, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries, the students face a variety of intercultural communication opportunities and challenges when integrating into the US educational system and the culture of their American home-stay families. During the training, we had an interactive discussion of stereotypes, cultural assumptions, indirect versus direct communication, collectivism versus individualism, cultural norms, eating etiquette, communication with home-stay families,  cultural differences within the US education system, tolerance of failure, teamwork, and more.

    TN-China Network can create a customized cultural training for your school or company as well! To learn about topics your training could cover or to schedule a training, visit the TN-China Network training webpage or contact Elizabeth Rowland at erowland@tnchinanetwork.org.

     

    photo of Lipscomb Academy students

     

    Lipscomb Academy intercultural communication training photo


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