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ERIC Number: ED371588
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-86647-079-4
Living in Mexico: How To Feel at Home, Make Friends and Enjoy Everyday Life.
Fantini, Alvino E.; Fantini, Beatriz Cespedes de
The guide provides a brief introduction to the culture and language of Mexico, and is designed for visitors, students, and business travelers. It offers practical information on various aspects of daily living, including: money; food; restaurants; drinks and drinking; hotels; tipping; postal and telecommunications services; transportation; shopping; health and medical care; electricity; measurement and clothing size conversions; greetings and leave-takings; titles and forms of address; conversation topics; friendship; invitations; personal space and privacy; time; silence and noise; equality; belonging to a group; eating customs and meals; family life; leisure activities; and festivals and celebrations. Suggestions for appropriate behavior and expectations are offered. It also includes basic information about Mexico: a historical sketch; a map; people; land and climate; government; economy; education; religion; and arts. A final chapter addresses use of the Spanish language, and includes a pronunciation guide, basic grammar facts, some useful expressions, and some typically Mexican expressions. A brief bibliography lists additional books about Mexico. (MSE)
Pro Lingua Associates, 15 Elm St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 ($4.50; large quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Mexico