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What Foreigners Need to Know about America from A to Z: How to Understand Crazy American Culture, People, Government, Business, Language and More

3.91  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 140 pages
Published July 3rd 2012 by Createspace (first published May 30th 2012)
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Dariyapop
Перед тим як купувати цю книгу дуже раджу прочитати абзац навмання і зіставити свій інтерес з психічним і духовним зусиллям, докладеним до читання. 20 сторінок на годину через злочинний переклад, який смішитиме і нервуватиме водночас. Втім, будуть повторювані підряд рядками слова, а ще пропущені зненацька слова і не перекладені зовсім також трапляться. Не читання, а просто інтелектуальний квест. Була б хороша книга, але за перекладом докопатися до суті вартує і вартує зусиль.
W. Whalin
Jan 01, 2014 W. Whalin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Because I've lived outside of the United States for several years, I understand firsthand the challenges of adapting to another culture. Most people have no idea how simple tasks and simple sayings can become complex to someone from a different culture.

Lance Johnson has tackled a complex topic in WHAT FOREIGNERS NEED T O KNOW ABOUT AMERICA FROM A TO Z - yet he has handled these complexities with candor and valuable insight. This large volume is divided into four basic sections: America's Heritag
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Mar 28, 2015 Jun Yan rated it liked it
The book is like a dictionary. I read 65% and wasn't able to remain interested. The part that are mostly useful to me are government, law and religion. I can't fully agree with the culture part. The author says Americans are direct and that's not what I experienced so far.
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