Culture Shock! Singapore

Culture Shock! Singapore

A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

Book - 2012
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The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.

CultureShock! authors, all of whom have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, are ideally placed to provide warm and informative advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures.

Each CultureShock! book contains-

insights into local culture and traditions advice on adapting into the local environment linguistic help, and most importantly how to get the most out of your travel experience

CultureShock! Singapore takes you inside the tiny island nation at the tip of the Malaysian archipelago and pulls back the veneer on a country that is both Asian and Western at the same time. Discover how this multi-racial society manages to work like clockwork despite its disparate backgrounds, and find out how to deal with the people's kiasu attitude. Through this book - filled with practical information and tips for everyday living - you will learn more about the different local and ethnic customs and beliefs, and be introduced to its diverse and mouth-watering cuisine. CultureShock! Singapore is the definitive read for anyone who wants to settle easily into Singaporean society and it will have you understanding Singlish in no time.

Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish Editions, c2012.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780761480631
Branch Call Number: 395. 095957 CRA 2012
Characteristics: ix, 356 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm.

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