ETHNOGRAPHY 
 FOR ESL
Guided Investigation into Interactional Behaviors
Derek Garrison, University of Florida
You already know that different cultures use language according to their own meanings and interpretations when they interact. But exactly how are they different?  How can you learn to understand these differences and use them in your own conversations?  The pages below will guide you through investigation, reflection, and practice to help you more actively and appropriately participate in conversations in English.  
Exploring Attitudes 
Methods of Investigating
Complimenting
Active Listening
Non-Verbal Communication
Disagreeing
Final Project
Links and Resources
Tips for Teachers
 
 
 Please send comments and questions to
dgarriso@ufl.edu