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Barlas, Robert

Overview
Works: 33 works in 196 publications in 4 languages and 7,408 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  History  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Other
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Most widely held works by Robert Barlas
Canada by Robert Barlas( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 960 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
Uganda by Robert Barlas( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 943 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
Culture Shock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Guek-Cheng Pang( )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 790 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 survival guide to customs and etiquette by Robert Barlas( )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jamaica by Robert Barlas( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 560 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
Welcome to Canada by Robert Barlas( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the geography, history, government, economy, people and culture of Canada
Culture shock! : Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 308 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 their society. Written in an easy-to-read style, CultureShock! Sri Lanka is the guide you must have to truly enjoy your stay in this country
Culture shock! : a student's guide by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica by Robert Barlas( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 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 20 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

Students' guide by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 7 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)
Culture shock! Canada : a survival guide to customs and etiquette by Guek-Cheng Pang( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Culture shock! : Sri Lanka by Robert Barlas( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wen hua zhen han zhi lü by Guek-Cheng Pang( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (176)

Chinese (2)

Malay (1)

Dutch (1)

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BahamasUgandaLatviaCulture Shock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquetteCulture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquetteJamaicaWelcome to CanadaCulture shock! : Sri Lanka