Sample questions for the entrance test are available now!

Check out questions below from three different topics! You are advised to start preparation for the exam from the book specified below:

Samovar, L.A., Porter, R.E. Porter, McDaniel, E.R. (2010). Communication between cultures. 7th ed. Cengage Learning. Belmont, CA Wadsworth

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The Faculty Members


Tick the right answer after the statement. Choose only one!

 I. Culture, society

1. What are co-cultures?

A.           Groups that usually have the greatest amount of control over how the culture carries out its business.

B.           Groups or social communities exhibiting communication characteristics, perceptions, values, beliefs, and practices that are sufficiently different to distinguish them from other groups and communities and from the dominant culture.

C.           Groups that members of a culture turn to for lessons about the meaning of life and methods for living that life.

D.          Groups based solely on physical appearances.

 II. Language and communication

1. A typical example for verbal communication is…

A            paralanguage.  

B.           space and distance.       

C.           radio news.

D.          silence.

 III. Intercultural Communication

1. Intercultural communication means…

A.           interaction between people whose cultural perceptions and symbol systems are distinct enough to alter the communication event.

B.           a basic means of expressing what a person is thinking and feeling.             

C.           all those nonverbal stimuli in a communication setting that are generated by both the source and his or her use of the environment and that have potential message value for the source or receiver.             

D.          a generalization about a group of people or things, often based on little or no factual experience.


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