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Cross-Cultural Communication skills is a relatively new term, referring to the ability to recognize cultural differences and similarities when dealing with someone from another culture and ability to recognize features of own behavior which are affected by culture.


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Spelling – national pride – eurocrats – and the €

Friday, October 19th, 2007

€ – this is the sign for the EU currency, the euro. As you might have guessed, it comes from the name of the good old continent – Europe. Most of the languages that use the Latin alphabet have a name for this continent derivated from the Old Greek Εὐρώπη (originally, a mythological queen of [...]