The Importance of Understanding Other Cultures:

In the above article, 'If the World Were a Village of 1,000 People," written in 1990 by Donella Meadows, a famous environmental scientist, author, and teacher, it is obvious we live in a diverse world. Understanding and appreciating this fact will help us become more sensitive and alert to the needs of those we both teach and live with.


"Cultural Differences in Student Behaviour." English as a Second Language Learners: A Guide for Classroom Teachers. British Columbia Ministry of Education Special programs Branch. 1998.



Language Translation Sites:


http://translate.google.com/

http://www.freetranslation.com/

http://translation.babylon.com/



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Cultural info about Chuuk:



http://www.fsmgov.org/


http://www.visit-fsm.org/visitors/culture.html

http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/micronesia.htm




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Cultural info about Mexico:


http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1205074.stm

http://www.visitmexico.com/en/Visitmexico/Visi_Mexico



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Cultural info about China:

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm


http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/china.htm

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/countries/china.html