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Introduction: What No One Tells You    
       
 
Part 1: The Cultural Child
  Module 1
1.1 The Cultural Child

Module 2
2.1 Peter’s Homestay: Beginning
2.2 Other Newcomers: Beginnings
2.3 Impasse
2.4 Comparing Viewpoints

Module 3
3.1 Peter’s Homestay: after 3 Months
3.2 Peter’s Bind
       
 
Part 2: What You Need to Know
  to Grow
  Introduction
From Cultural Child to Cultural Adult

Module 4
4.1 Wrapping
4.2 Being a Guest: Tatemae/Honne
4.3 “Watch out for that...!”
4.4 Avoiding Hazards Quiz

Module 5
5.1 Being Outside: Uchi/Soto Distinctions
5.2 Country House
5.3 City House
5.4 Where to Put the Guests?
5.5 Company Uchi/Soto Distinctions

Module 6
6.1 From “I” to “Uchi
6.2 Being inside: Uchi Dynamics
6.3 Learning to Navigate Uchi

       
 
Part 3: Homestay Diaries:
  Growing Pains ... and Gains
  Introduction
Growing Pains ... and Gains

Module 7
7.1 Homestay Gallery

Module 8
8.1 Being a “Good Guest”
8.2 Beyond the Entry Point
8.3 Tricky Family Dynamics

Module 9
9.1 Shortcuts into Uchi
9.2 Uchi Hazards
9.3 You Can’t Avoid Uchi
9.4 Messages You Can Rely on

Module 10
10.1 Finally . . . Growing Up
10.2 Family Spirits?
10.3 Headed Home, But . . .

       
 
Part 4: Finding Your Pathway  
  From Entry to 'Uchi'
  Introduction
Pathways ... from Entry to 'Uchi'

Module 11
11.1 The Cultural Child Grows Up

Module 12
12.1 How Can Others Grow Up?
12.2 Carlos, International Student
12.3 Abby, Assistant Language Teacher
12.4 Devita, Foreign Spouse
12.5 Matt, Company Employee
12.6 Witherspoon, Visiting Professor
12.7 Elainius, Foreign Co. Executive

Module 13
13.1 Full Circle: Viewing the Entry Point from Uchi

Module 14
14.1 Assessing Your Situation
14.2 Checklists for Homestays
14.3 It Sometimes Happens ... Stay or Go?
14.4 If All Else Fails ... How to Bail?

 
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