Overview of Tips and Activities Chapter 1: Exploring Culture Chapter 2: Culture and Language Chapter 3: Culture and Noverbal Communication Chapter 4: Culture and Identity Chapter 5: Culture Shock and Cross-Cultural Adjustment Chapter 6: Traditional Ways of Teaching Culture Chapter 7: Culture and Education Chapter 8: Culture and Social Responsibility Appendix A: Handouts Appendix B: Recommended Movies for Intercultural Communication Glossary Bibliography Name Index Subject Index
Dr. Ann C. Wintergerst is professor of TESOL at St. John's University in New York City where she established and directed the university's first English as a Second Language Program. She has published books and articles on culture, the maintenance of heritage language, learning styles, classroom discourse, writing, and assessment. Ann holds a B.A. in German from St. John's University; an M.A. in TESOL, an Ed.M. in Applied Linguistics, and an Ed.D. in TESOL, all from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. Born in Germany, she is bilingual in German and English. Joe McVeigh is a specialist in English language teaching. For more than 25 years he has taught at universities in the U.S. including Caltech, the University of Southern California, and Middlebury College. He has lived and worked in countries including China, India, Chile, and Hungary. He has taught students from more than 50 countries. In addition to writing, he consults for organizations, trains teachers, speaks at conferences and workshops, edits ESL books, and maintains a website on issues of interest to teachers of ESL. He lives and works in Middlebury, Vermont, U.S.A.