This is a clip that I edited and posted on YouTube. I use this clip in my Intercultural Communication course to introduce students to issues of language differences in intercultural situations.
During video answer the following questions:
- Would you face the same experience? Have you?
- Can you figure out the language?
- What advice would you offer when interacting with people and you both don’t speak the others’ language (in short, lessons learned?)?
The “Picard Principle” of Intercultural Communication:
In the clip Picard says “Communication is a matter of patience [and] imagination.”
What does that phrase mean? Is it true?
Do a Google search on "Darmok Dictionary"
You may also want to see the full episode of Darmok.
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