Taipei Interactive English Club

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20140426, OOPS! How Not to Embarrass Yourself in a Foreign Country


Session I: Current Events Discussion

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  1. Please share one of the news or issues that you read about this week. Why were you interested in this particular item?
  2. What is the significance of this news or issue? Who or what is it about? Was it reported in the media here? How would this affect our daily lives?
  3. How do you think this news or issue will be viewed 10, 100, 1000 years from now? Has a similar event occurred before in history?

Session II: Article Discussion

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1.Do you know any etiquette, customs or taboos in different countries? Please introduce them to us. Have you ever been taken as a weirdo due to some inappropriate behavior in foreign countries? Please share with us your experience.

2.Is there any unique rule of etiquette or taboos in Taiwan that are worth mentioning to our foreign friends as a kind reminder?

3.Different rates to tip in some countries are introduced in this article. There are many restaurants in Taiwan that charge 10% extra as a tip. Do you think it is reasonable? why or why not?

Saturday Dinner

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