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Everyday Etiquette

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Go to the following link:

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http://www.emilypost.com/ http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e622.html

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Research and pick three areas of everyday etiquette/manners, for example “table manners”

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http://www.emilypost.com/everyday-manners/table-manners http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2005.html

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and compare (show similarities) and contrast (show differences) between America and Japan. Write your points in the comment section below for discussion during class. Think about the following questions when writing your comments:

–  How do you explain both the similarities and differences between the two countries?

– Which aspects of the etiquette areas that you chose seem unusual to you?

– Do you believe that it is necessary for one to follow the rules of etiquette of another country while visiting there? Why or why not?

(NOTE: Limit your choices to everyday (i.e., non-business) etiquette only. We will cover business etiquette next week.)

**NOTE WELL: COMMENTS ARE DUE BY  SUNDAY EVENING AT 23:59:59.**

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