Running head: INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
Intercultural communication involves verbal and non-verbal communication among
people of different cultural backgrounds in relation to race, ethnic groups or socioeconomic
activities. Non-verbal vs. verbal communication and high context vs. low context cultures
depend on the type of cultural environment that a person is in. A high context communication
involves communication being implicit. The communication, in this case, is not expressed
directly. This type of communication uses a lot of gestures and actions to create a clear
understanding. Examples of cultures that use a high contextual form of communication include
the Africans, Latin American, Asians and some of the cultures in Central Europe. Such
communities believe that individuals should be close to each other for communication to be more
effective (Bai, 2016).
Low contextual communication involves an explicit form. In this case, information is
defined in a direct manner t...
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