Coming Study in the United Stated Essay
There are many changes that can happen in a person’s life. Some changes are very tiny and
would not affect your life very much. However, other events could be very important and could
change a person’s whole life, such as getting married, having a baby, or losing someone special.
The important event that changed my life is coming to the United States to study. When I first
arrived in this country, I realized that a tremendous transformation that would happen in my life
both physically and mentally. A brand new life spreads out in front of me, which has affected me
mainly in three aspects: language, culture, and vision.
The first effect on me was that I could not …show more content…
be beautiful as long as I do my best.
The second effect on me was cultural differences. With the improvement of my English, I
gradually made contact with American culture, and further experienced cultural differences. The
American culture is definitely different from the Ivorian culture in many ways. As an international
student, I have been in Philadelphia for almost two years. Living in such a completely different
environment is the biggest challenge of my life. Honestly, I really enjoy the beautiful and quiet
environment here. Nothing seems wrong to me, but my social relationship is. Although I am good
at making friends with other international students, but I am too diffident to speak with
Americans. Except for worrying about my nonstandard English accent, I also have difficult in
finding a topic to talk with natives. Since we grow up in different cultures, we hardly have
something interested in common like talking about sports. There is no football game in Ivory
Coast, so it is hard for me to express myself. However, I have learned in American culture that
every student is encouraged to freely raise his or her own opinion in class no matter if it is
consistent with the teacher's idea. Everyone has the right to be proud of his or her