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    Culture-oriented English teaching in P.R. China I. Introduction: With the world economic and social development and globalization in the 21st century, it is an obvious circumstance which the number of overseas students in different countries has been snowballing. Facing the increasing severe talent market, more and more students in China do choose to have further education in foreign countries mainly in English-speaking countries to meet the standards of their personal internships. Notwithstanding the experience is a pleasant and rewarding as well as difficult and challenging process, a large number of students have met cultural shock problems in their life in English-speaking countries. Previously, Chinese university English teachers generally emphasized on demonstrating linguistic features in English language teaching, and Chinese students could hardly adapt to foreign cultures, and did come up with many problems mainly cultural problems in their academic career or daily activities. Nevertheless, the importance of developing students'cultural proficiency has been realized recently and some progressions practicable have been made. This is only a good beginning, and what’s more is that culture awareness is more…

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    invasions of two Western powers, namely France and America. Under the Chinese rule, assimilation was inevitable that, like many other Asian countries, the culture of Vietnam is considerably influenced by its Chinese counterpart, as reflected in many aspects of life such as educational system, literature and social norms (Nguyen, 2002; Le, 2011). Huyen (2002) reported that Vietnamese culture clearly reflects a blending inheritance of Confucian ideologies, Taoism and Buddhism (as cited in Le,…

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    Human Geography P4 1/22/2017 1. A. Folk culture can be defined as culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups. B. Pop culture can be defined as culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics. C. The diffusion of folk culture compared to popular culture, is that folk culture is transmitted from one location to another more slowly and on a…

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    My viewpoint on my own culture as well as other cultures has not changed by reading this module but perhaps it has been enhanced and become more solidified. “Culture is the knowledge, language, values, customs and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next in a human group or society” (Kendall, 2016, p. 45). Each person and every culture brings a uniqueness to the world that would create a void if lost. American culture is wonderful, but so is…

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    the immigrant want to be same as the white people, act some as the other and no be a different person . Children of immigrant often feed they must lose their cultural identity because they lose their language, change their appearance dress, and change their traditions. Went the immigrant child star to learn English they start to learn a different language, the year be passing and they start to forget some of the primary language. And all is done teacher speak English and the students have to…

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    n the article “Exploring the exchange student’s global minds in a study abroad project” by John et al(2015), the authors present a research which aims to determine how the students improve themselves in the foreign environment and how they construct their global minds. Meanwhile in the article “Intercultural Communication as Revealed in Language Learning Histories” by Doman(2014), the author reveals the important factors which either hinder or enhance students’ English learning abilities.…

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    With the influence of English language and culture expanding all over the world, many people have strong views toward this trend. It is accepted that English plays a significant part for both society, and what’s more , a lot of attention is being drawn to the change of economy. However, whether the impact of English deserves such a concern , people have different ideas. And it leads considerable concern that it can produce positive effects in more than one way and it also can bring about…

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    much a barrier as a connector and the same can be said for culture. Language and Culture go hand in hand, Cultures can be based on a language’s characteristics and Languages can help mold the way of society in a certain culture. The differing interpretations of the story of Genesis are representative of the different cultures. Metaphors we live by shows how interpretations of language and metaphors differ based on the culture and Lost in Translation shows how Language can affect society. These…

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    Hanif Kureishi, M. Nourbese Philip and Zadie Smith combines the concepts of language and gender to show differences in cultural identity and, especially expose the difficulties these differences bring in the assimilation of the native culture and the colonialist culture. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Kureishi, Philip and Smith all have different approaches and experiences when it comes to the intersections of these concepts and cultures, and their writing shows how language and gender creates a division…

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    building empires, economics has brought cultures together for the good and the bad and economics have brought people too new lands. Economics have always been a huge part in building successful empires. In order for a civilization to become more powerful they are going…

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