Did you know
that, according to Democracy Works, the foreign-born population
in the US had risen to more than 34 million by 2004,
suggesting that there could be as many as 40 million immigrants
in the United States by 2010?
is one reason why intercultural awareness and cross-cultural
communication skills are becoming increasingly important. In
order to work and live together harmoniously we need to
be able to communicate
well with each other and most of us now have international interaction
locally on a daily basis.
taught English as a second language and business skills to hundreds
of international professionals since 1992, I am
very attuned to the needs of both sides for business as
well as social
interaction and communication. I have consolidated a lot of
what I've learned in over fifteen years of international
into various presentations, three of which are listed here: Improving
Intercultural Communication, How to Improve
Your English and
Cross-Cultural Communication for Realtors.