What aspects of American culture surprised you when you got here? Why is it important to learn about different cultures? What are good skills to have when studying or working in other cultures? What are good ways to learn about other cultures? What are some of the most significant cultural differences between the U.S. and your culture? What evidence of globalization do you see in your country? How do you think globalization is affecting different cultures? What are some advantages or disadvantages of globalization?