Culture Shock Essay

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Living different culture is not easy at times because of many reasons, culture shock is a problem we face up to every day, especially when we travel abroad and study. “Culture shock is a natural reaction when moving to another country. It is usually felt within the first few weeks upon entering a new environment that is strange and different to the lifestyle you experience at home. Culture shock is normal and won’t last forever; still, it can be an unsettling beginning to your exciting new journey.”( 2010). As for result, we can know that mostly people absolutely think that it’s important to know the detail, culture for the country which you will go, develop knowledge to concerning the country. It is helpful for a traveler to learn some history, sports, arts, laws and customs for this country. (Smith, 2006). But why people want know that? Perhaps they are scared the culture shock, from the results, its proven that people confirmed language was very important. Weather was important, transport was very important, because these things are different between two countries, and these things will be the big problem when you go to this country, they start feeling frustrated and depressed due to problems. First talking and communicating with new people is not easy and convenient. You need grasp the language first if you go to one country, that is the basic to communicate to the local people, and you can know more things about this country, for example, “when westerners visit Vietnam, they may feel disturbed when hear" what are you doing?" or "where are you going?"。Indeed, these sentences are just "Hi" or "good morning”.”(2007) “There are many resources available to help. On line translators include Babel Fish and Go Translator and basic language guides can be found in any bookstore.” (Smith, 2006). And the strange food sometimes makes you suffer from intestinal disturbance, especially when you taste tropical food. These may lead you to stress if you do not know how to deal. If you do not know the weather and transport for this country, you will be trouble when you go out. For example, if you want go shopping; you do not know how to go the market and what cloths you need wear. In addition, mostly people share a house in Austria; probably they share a house with friend, it’s the same, mostly people spend time with friends, because when you go a country, you will feel lonely and melancholy, you need friends to boredom and sometimes Friends can help you when you have trouble, and when you just go this country, if you can make many friends at first, you can feel intimacy and you do not fear for this country. Therefore the key to solve the…