Adventure English Essay

763 WordsAug 4, 20134 Pages
“Adventure English: Experiences with Face-Saving” Case study: week 2 writing assignment Part 1. How did Jackie Wong establish a relationship with Cory Wright and the Adventure English company? How does this relate to the notion of face? Principal Jenny Chan that knew Jackie Wong had recommended the Adventure English Company to Jackie Wong. She had guided a school from their region to the Adventure English Company. She said their children were very happy. And that they made a very safe and valuable trip for them. This relates to the notion of face through the recommendation of Jenny Chan that was happy and that the children were happy. It was of truth that she had experienced already. How do you think…show more content…
Phillips gave to the students first as to the Taiwan group gave gifts to highest of position first to the lowest. Superintendent Li may have felt a loss of face, because Phillips had embarrassed him in front of everyone. And the force of having to open the gift of right there, right now it was not in their custom. Part 3. Do you think Jackie Wong’s apology was based on a feeling that Jackie had done something wrong? Why? How do you think Robin Phillips interpreted the apology? Why? No I don’t think that Jackie Wong’s apology was based on a feeling that he had done something wrong. It is due to the lost of face he was trying to avoid confrontation with Robin Phillips so he was being apologetic. Robin Phillips interpreted the apology as if there was a problem that needed to be dealt with. He wanted the group to have their needs met. Why didn’t Superintendent Li voice her concerns when Robin Phillips approached her? Superintendent Li may not have voiced her concerns when Robin Phillips approached her. Because in this culture they try to avoid any confrontation. I also feel that Robin Phillips was to up front and forward. This had caused Superintendent to lose face with Phillips. Epilogue: Part 4. Why do you think Jackie Wong and Superintendent Li would not return phone calls or other communications? They were not returning phone calls or other communications do to Jackie and Li had lost-face with Robin Phillips do to the
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