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Barlas, Robert

Overview
Works: 35 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 7,548 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  History  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Other
Classifications: F1008.2, 971
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Barlas
Canada by Robert Barlas( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the culture of Canada is reflected in its festivals
Uganda by Robert Barlas( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Uganda."
Bahamas by Robert Barlas( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geography, history, government, economy, religion, language, arts, leisure activities, festivals, food, and people of this archipelago lying in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida
Latvia by Robert Barlas( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Latvia"--Provided by publisher
Jamaica by Robert Barlas( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the culture of Jamaica is reflected in its many festivals, including Reggae Sunsplash, the Maroon Festival, and the Jonkonnu
Culture shock! : Canada by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Robert Barlas( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Culture shock! : Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CultureShock! Sri Lanka provides a fun-filled crash course on understanding this colourful and unique land. Chock-full of useful tips and information, this book covers a wide range of practical issues, such as how to get your blue card, ways to get settled into your new home, and how to conduct business in the Sri Lankan environment. Find out how to communicate with the Sri Lankans and how to enjoy their delicious curries without needing a fire extinguisher! Discover what lies beneath the Sri Lankan profile and how religion, caste, and politics influence the lives of the locals. The book also
Culture Shock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide is your definitive guide to navigating this immense and diverse land that the Mounties call home Insights into the people and their culture and traditions. Advise on adapting into the local environment. Essential information on the coutnry's history, traditions, beliefs, etiquette, cusine and leisure activities
Culture shock! : a student's guide by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica by Robert Barlas( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series introduces the festivals and culture of different countries around the world. The lively text is illustrated with striking photography and simple craft activities with step-by-step instructions have been included
Countries of the world : Canada by Robert Barlas( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students' guide by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture shock! Jia na da by Yue-qing Feng( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CultureShock! Canada by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CultureShock! Canada is your definitive guide to navigating this immense and diverse land that the Mounties call home. Whether you?re encountering the mountainous Rockies, the coastal areas of New Brunswick, or the French-speaking province of Quebec, this guide covers every aspect, providing you with all the tips and pointers you?ll need to make a smooth transition. Understand what is truly meant by the Canadian?mosaic? through learning social customs and etiquette, immerse yourself in the nation?s love for ice hockey, and be fully aware of the community? honor? system. Not sure where to liv
Kejutan budaya : panduan pelajar by Robert Barlas( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Malay and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The T.E.S.L. Canada China handbook by Robert Barlas( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook is designed both as a general introduction to teaching English as a Second Language (esl) in the People's Republic of China and as a guide for individuals who may be contemplating, or are already committed to, working in a Chinese educational institution. Information and suggestions contained in the handbook are compiled from survey responses of individuals who have taught esl in China. The first chapter gives general information on the purpose and nature of teaching in China, describing the Chinese educational system, Chinese educators, teaching contracts and salaries, and employment prospects. The second chapter suggests actions to take in preparation for teaching in China, including application timelines, travel arrangements and documentation, choosing professional and personal materials to take, and dealing with culture shock. Chapter three discusses aspects of living and working in China, including: organizational design; documents, permits, and coupons; currency and banking; day-to-day living; medical and dental facilities; bringing a family; Chinese etiquette; and making friends and contacts. The fifth chapter contains practical suggestions from former teachers. Chapter six describes individual institutions and the areas in which they are located, including sources of information, the nature of living accommodations, courses taught by foreigners, other professional services, materials and facilities, teacher/student/faculty relationships, and specific strengths and weaknesses. An extensive list of professional source materials is also included. (Mse)
Jamaica by Robert Barlas( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the culture of Jamaica is reflected in its many festivals, including Reggae Sunsplash, the Maroon Festival, and the Jonkonnu
CultureShock! Sri Lanka a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Robert Barlas( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chock-full of useful tips and information, this book covers a wide range of practical issues, such as how to get your blue card, ways to get settled into your new home, and how to conduct business in the Sri Lankan environment. Find out how to communicate with the Sri Lankans and how to enjoy their delicious curries without needing a fire extinguisher! Discover what lies beneath the Sri Lankan profile and how religion, caste, and politics influence the lives of the locals. The book also guides you on the customs and cultural ways of the Sri Lankans and how you can integrate seamlessly into the
Culture shock! Canada : a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Languages
English (152)

Malay (1)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

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