Gracia Kleijnen

Jul 26, 2021

3 min read

Improve Your Friendships by Paying Attention to Cultural Intricacies When Communicating

Or risk your message getting lost in translation.

Two characters, the familiar one on the left, and another one wearing purple sweater and green skirt on the right. The character on the left is holding an envelope. The message is sent to the recipient, but gets distorted by communication barriers (slang, cultural intricacies). When opened, the letter is full of confusion.
How you think you sent a message, and how it can get interpreted — illustration courtesy by the author