Intercultural Communication

using only Commensurability Principle (ch.5)

We are all Americans. The American model of life.

· Identify five (5) distinctly American concepts

· How they are represented with verbal or nonverbal signs in other cultures? (example would be the concept of fast food and its representation by the sign “McDonald’s” (verbal) or the golden arches (nonverbal))

· How does the Commensurability Principle, only this one principal, work here in this particular question?