ERIC Number: EJ290372
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Technical Communication and the Nonnative Speaker.
Potvin, Janet H.; Woods, Robert L.
Engineering Education, v74 n3 p171-73 Dec 1983
Discusses some of the cultural differences that lead to different traditions and styles of communication, considering word usage/nuances of the language, grammar, style/tone, Arabic tradition of emphasis, and Japanese communication style. An interdisciplinary course that pays extra attention to the needs of foreign graduate students is also briefly described. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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