Travellers often underestimate the depth of cultural isolation they can face abroad, particularly in a country with a different language. To many people, France must seem an ‘easy’ option, with its millions of visitors from around the globe and hundred’s of thousands of foreign residents. However, sooner or later most newcomers find France a very ‘foreign’ country indeed – and many come unstuck as a result. Culture Wise France will help you understand France and its people, and adapt to the French way of life. Most importantly, it will enable you to quickly feel at home.
? How to deal with and overcome culture shock
? The historical & political background to modern France
? French attitudes & values – at home and at work
? Do’s, don’ts & taboos
? How to enjoy yourself the French way
? Business & professional etiquette
? France’s spoken & body language
? Getting around France safely
? Shopping the French way
The Culture Wise series of guides is essential reading for visitors who want to understand how a country really works. Whether you’re planning to stay for a few days or a lifetime, they will help you find you feet after arrival, settle in smoothly and integrate into your new surroundings.
Culture Wise guides reduce the anxiety factor in adapting to a foreign culture; explain how to behave in everyday situations in order to avoid cultural and social gaffes; help you get along with neighbours, make friends and establish lasting business contacts; and enhance your understanding of a country and its people.
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|Published:||1st Jan 2008|
|Number of Pages:||272 Pages|
|Dimensions:||130mm W x 200mm H|