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Table 5 Intercultural adaptation

From: Personal travel blogs as texts for studying intercultural interactions: a pilot test case study of an American sojourner’s blogs from Zimbabwe

Coding categories Number of instances
Demonstrating the use of coping strategies or tactics that are appropriate in the host cultural context. 2
Using language/terms from host culture. 6
Being able to explain different behavior in clear terms demonstrating understanding of cultural differences. 4
Attempting/engaging in newly learned culturally appropriate behavior in host culture. 3