- What are some examples of different communication styles you've experienced with family members, co-workers, people from other parts of Korea, foreigners, or people of different gender, age, background, etc?
- How would you characterize your personal communication style?
- What generalizations would you make about Korean communication styles?
- How do the following approach conflict - you, your family, Koreans, people of other cultural backgrounds you've known?
(examples: you disagree with your parents, older friend, boss, co-worker, etc.)
Non verbal communication includes gestures, mannerisms, head movements, stance, eye contact, touch, physical space, tone, and any other way that something is communicated without words.
- What types of non-verbal communication should a non-Korean be aware of in Korea?
- What types of non-verbal communication 'rub you the wrong way' [bother you]?
- What are some 'different' types of non-verbal communication you've observed among non-Koreans?
Non-verbal Communication Links
List of Gestures (wikipedia)
Culture - The Fifth Language Skill
Expat Bloggers in Korea