The Accent of Success: A Practical Guide for International Students / Edition 1

The Accent of Success: A Practical Guide for International Students / Edition 1

by Eric Shiraev, Gerald Lee Boyd, Gerald Lee Boyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130866172

ISBN-13: 9780130866172

Pub. Date: 06/29/2000

Publisher: Pearson

The Accent of Successoffers:

  • Real world perspectives of what international students can expect to experience in their pursuit of higher education in the United States
  • Accurate information related to obtaining visas, entering the United States, and maintaining legal status
  • An effective resource to deal with issues related to

Overview

The Accent of Successoffers:

  • Real world perspectives of what international students can expect to experience in their pursuit of higher education in the United States
  • Accurate information related to obtaining visas, entering the United States, and maintaining legal status
  • An effective resource to deal with issues related to cultural adjustment for international students
  • Realistic presentations of important cultural aspects of American life
  • Useful overviews and descriptions of the system of higher education in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130866172
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/29/2000
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

I. FIRST THINGS.

1. Colleges in the United States.
2. Newcomer's Checklist.
3 Overcoming Culture Shock.

II. STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS.

4. Communicating with Professors.
5. Tips for Writing.

III. NEGOTIATING AMERICAN CULTURE.

6. Culture.
7. Gender Roles.
8. Ethnicity, Race, Religion, and Adjustment.
9. Media.

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