around the globe, international students weigh in
on cultural values, cultural differences, culture
shock, and assimilation.
to First Birthday in Traditional
Eunyoung from Korea
traditional Korean views on the life of a child
from before birth and during birth to the
celebration of the child's first 100 days and of
his first birthday.
Be in a Neutral Position (Caught in the
says an interesting "neutral position" in Japan is
one in which a husband is caught in the middle
between his mother and his wife.
and Japanese Movies Differ
says that not only are Japanese and American movies
different, but also the behavior of the movie
audience in each country differs.
Not Like Where I Grew Up
feels Vietnamese should be modest wherever they
are, but she realizes young Vietnamese are
different in her new home country, the U.S.
is for the Young and Work is for the
from Turkey explains
a Turkish idiom that says young people have the
right to do things first; but must listen very
carefully to what older people have to say.
Should We Obey Older People?
Prachakrit from Thailand
traditionally young Thai should accept older
people's decisions, but he feels young people's
ideas should be given more value.
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