American ways

I have been chuckling for the last hour pretty much. And that’s because I’m reading the book: American Ways by Gary Althen.

I have to quote this: “some foreigners believe that topics more complex than weather, sports, or social lives are beyond the Americans’ ability to comprehend”

I am one of them! (but lately I met some Americans who actually are able to talk about topics more complex than weather and than kind of stuff. But I still believe that they are exceptional.)

Let me finish the quote: “foreigners should keep in mind that this is the communication style that Americans are accustomed to; it does not necessarily reflect their level of intelligence.”

Well that was what I thought.. I’d better give Americans another chance.

Well, for any internationals going to the U.S. Read this book. It’s for your benefit!

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Sofie Heilmann

Sofie is studying Digital Design and Communication at IT University, which she prefers to call fancy university. She loves traveling, writing, reading, eating, crossfitting, handstanding, running, talking, sleeping and so much more. Really, what she enjoys the most in life is sleeping and eating. That you can do everywhere. Sofie is a dreamer too. It could be about travels or her wet Ph.D dreams.. Or journalistic dreams. All in all, Sofie likes to live. Viva la vida!

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