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When responding the post below, please respond by numbering your responses as noted within the questions below. Also, boldface all key terms. These are the foundations for our approach to intercult

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When responding the post below, please respond by numbering your responses as noted within the questions below. Also, boldface all key terms. 

These are the foundations for our approach to intercultural communication. And knowing them allows us to be more conscious of the identity groups that we belong to. For this week’s discussion I want you to think about the cultural groups that you belong to and the communication that surrounds them. Write it in the perspective of a black 22 year old born and raised in the bronx, new york. I grew up with a big black family and friends of all cultures that I began to associate with and input into my own life. For this, I would like you to focus on the concept of “cultural identity”, which arises from our sense of shared community and apparent similarities. These similarities form common patterns and help us create a sense of belonging, security, satisfaction, and continuing connected-ness.

Identify the various cultural groups that you belong to, and choose TWO of these groups that speak the most to you. You are welcome to provide a list and then highlight the two you wish to discuss further.
Explain these two groups separately (organization is very helpful here with headings and sections) and tell me how belonging to that group influences your cultural perceptions.

Think, for example, how your worldview is influenced by belonging to your sorority/fraternity. Or, how is your worldview influenced by being a male or a female?
Describe how your communication with others is influenced by your membership in these two groups.

What items/qualities do you consider to be linked to your specific cultural identity?How does attitudinal and behavioral barriers to intercultural communication affect these groups?

Please link in and reference the text and supplementary resources this week, citing the four building blocks of intercultural communication: Culture, communication, context, and power. 

Hopefully this activity helps you identify and appreciate these very important and diverse parts of “who we are” across cultural contexts.

Next, consider the reading from chapter 4: According to Yee (2013) Ilona DeVito was a member of an aristocratic family.  She shared family history with her daughter Elisa, but never mentioned it to her colleagues at work.  

Why do you think that might be?  Consider what the Martin & Nakayama (2022) has to say about gender identity, sexual identity, age identity, racial and ethnic identity, religious identity, class identity, national identity, regional identity, and personal identity. Apply three of these social and cultural identities to the Yee (2013) article.