How Are US Citizens Perceived in Other Countries?

14/09/2017

Well, I just saw a list generated by my relatives’ middle school English class and was shocked.  There was nothing complimentary on the list.  What do others think?  Find a list in 5 Ugly American Stereotypes You Can Learn From at https://www.smartertravel.com/2017/08/31/ugly-american-stereotypes/?source=91&u=S0TI374P2O&nltv=536_a&nl_cs=38457655%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A536_a

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USA Cultural Info: Making Friends with Americans

28/08/2017

In all cultures, the meaning of “friends” can differ greatly.  If not prepared, international visitors can be disappointed or offended by the use of this word in the USA or other cultures.  Here is a resource for you to use in a lesson plan teaching your students about friendship in the USA: http://www.isvmag.com/2017/08/making-friends-americans/

 


So, Where Are You Really From? About Looking “Foreign” and Facing Daily Questions: Videos and Personal Stories

25/08/2017

Find them here at http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/08/opinion/where-im-really-from/


US Demographics: Here’s Why The Census Started Counting Latinos, And How That Could Change In 2020

09/08/2017

Interesting considerations that could foreshadow changes:  http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/08/03/541142339/heres-why-the-census-started-counting-latinos-and-how-that-could-change-in-2020


Did You Know? The world’s required reading list: The books that students read in 28 countries

09/08/2017

Interesting when learning about your kids’ cultures. http://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/12/08/the-worlds-required-reading-list-the-books-that-students-read-in-28-countries/


5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants

08/08/2017

Updated data by the Pew Research Center:  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/03/5-key-facts-about-u-s-lawful-immigrants/


5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants

08/08/2017

Updated data by the Pew Research Center:  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/03/5-key-facts-about-u-s-lawful-immigrants/


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