Advice about visiting your country modals

Give some advice about cultural do’s and don’ts for foreign people visiting or living in Japan, maybe including how it is different in other countries. Does your partner agree with that advice and how strong it is?

Possible topics

Topics of conversation, e.g. taboo topics or personal questions

Body language, e.g. bodily contact

Food and drink, e.g. table manners

Greetings and goodbyes

Age and gender

Directness and indirectness

Family and other relationships


Hospitality and visits



Transport and travel

Forms of address

Service and tipping


Eye contact

New Year




PDF version for easy printing: Advice about countries

2 Responses to Advice about visiting your country modals

  1. Jason Bolster says:

    Thanks so much for this. I appreciate it. I’m definitely using it in my class tonight.

  2. alexcase says:

    You are very welcome. Glad to be of help. Spread the word!

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