Cultural Resource Center
1) Would you like to share your thoughts on life in the United States?
- Did you experience any difficulties adjusting to life in the United States?
- Do you think that people communicate differently in the US compared with your culture?
- What advice can you give to professionals or students who are thinking about moving to the United States?
2) Communication and Culture | An Interview with a Current Student of English and Culture
"Most Americans think that disagreements can or should be resolved through public discussion. They say their opinions against each other in public. Sometimes I feel that they spontaneously make and examine their own ideas during the discussion"
'Most Koreans think that public discussion sometimes is not a good method to resolve a disagreement...."
Read the rest of the interview
3) Cultural Communication Differences Between the U.S. and Korea
Watch the video to learn more about:
- Uses of nonverbal communication in the United States
- The ways that hierarchy and age affect communication in South Korea and how that compares with commmunication styles in the US.