Cultural misunderstandings

Do you know the right body language and hand gestures in different countries? It’s good to learn so you don’t get into trouble…

Are these hand gestures OK or rude in your culture?

What is the history of common hand gestures?

Can you think of any more cultural misunderstandings?

How important is queuing in your culture? What happens if someone jumps the queue in your culture?

Finally, in many cultures it’s rude to show the soles of your shoes to someone. In many Arabic countries, it’s very offensive to hit someone with your shoes. This happened to George W Bush in a press conference in Iraq…

Try to hit Bush with a shoe in this game!

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