Questions Across Cultures

Subgroup Size

Small Group


2 hours

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Activity created by Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair, Dr. Alankrita Chhikara, and Kelsey Patton, CILMAR, Purdue University. 

Ting-Toomey, S., 1999. Communicating Across Cultures. Guilford, New York.

Ting-Toomey, S., & Chung, L. C. (2022). Understanding Intercultural Communication. Oxford University Press.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Evaluate their own comfort level with asking questions about cultural differences. 2. Develop strategies for asking cultural questions that are effective, appropriate, and satisfactory.