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The United States of America is a country in which many people from all over the world comes to live harmoniously with each other Unlike Canada which is a multicultural country it is a melting pot since each person brings his peculiarity to enrich the culture of this country But this melting process is not always without pain or hurt I felt the life in Canada is more comfortable According to John J Macionis the author of Sociology secondary Canadian edition Culture shock is a state of bewilderment anxiety disorientation and distress as an individual suddenly exposed to a social or cultural environment radically different from his own It happens frequently for the international students and immigrants Culture conflicts appear not only when students come to school and learn new ways of living there but also when they come back home and live with their own families or their own societies The reason for that is the students are young and easy to change but the adults are not ready to follow their example and adapt to the new situation When I first come to live in the states my system of values must change in order for me to surviveWhen I first came to the states I was unprepared to live there thats why I always suffer from stress because of culture shock I feel that student-teacher relationships in North American are not the same as they were in Hong Kong Hong Kong students often have high regard for their teachers In Hong Kong students never call their teacher by their first name because it is not respectful to the teacher Also they hesitate to ask or to answer questions in class because they dont want to lose their face in showing their ignorance in front of the class and sometimes because their English is not good enough to form a clear question And if they give the wrong answer it not only humiliates
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