Advanced Orientation for International Students
Communication / Socializing
Sponsored by: STEX and Educational Services for Students
Date & Time: Wednesday, Jan. 27 from Noon to 1 p.m. (Eastern)
This is the second of a six-part series, every Wednesday at noon. Participants should plan to attend each seminar to complete the program. Certificates of completion will be given out after attendance of all six sessions.
Seminar Objectives: Students enrolled in this seminar will develop effective strategies for understanding and engaging in American and CWRU culture while participating in a variety of activities that will enhance spoken English skills. Students will have the opportunity to engage in discussions with staff, along with invited guests.
January 27 Topics
- Basics: Small talk, personal space, handshakes, speed of speech
- Vocabulary for agree/disagree
- Sarcasm/Offensive Jokes
- Social Taboos
Alexis Hayman, Director of Student Experience
Peter B. Lewis Building
11119 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235