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CultureShock! Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas

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‘Their language is Copious, Smooth, Elegant, Courtly: accordingly the people that speak it are. In their speech the people are bold without sheepish shame facedness, and yet no more confidence than is becoming.The worst word they use to Whites and Christians is to call them beef-eating slaves!’—Robert Knox

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATING WITH SRI LANKANS

Understanding Sri Lanka and Sri Lankans comes as much from an understanding of how Sri Lankan communication works as it does from understanding the spoken languages themselves. There are several verbal ...

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