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Kultur-Schock

Culture shock is a feeling you have when you move from one country to another and you do not understand the new culture. When you have culture shock, you may feel sad, scared or angry. You might miss your country and your culture. Lesen Sie mehr

American behavior

Learn some things to say and do so you can adjust to American culture and behavior. Lesen Sie mehr

Amerikanische Werte

Read about the things that are important to Americans, such as independence, privacy and equality. Lesen Sie mehr

Talking and Communicating

Americans talk in a direct way. This means they tell you what they think. When you talk to an American, it is important to look people in the eye. Learn how to talk to Americans and understand American communication. Lesen Sie mehr

Private Verhalten

This page will help you learn about personal things like dating and family. You can also learn about alcohol and drugs in the United States. Lesen Sie mehr

Useful US laws to know

When you come to live in the United States, you cannot know all the laws and regulations. There are many thousands of laws! Every state has its own laws, auch. Here are some US laws that are useful to know. Lesen Sie mehr

Aus der Community

welcoming refugeesMy first month in AmericaMy very first month in America was very hard. Ich war verloren, verwirrt, und Angst. Anna, ein Flüchtling aus Burma, writes about her first month in America.
Amerikanische Freunde: My experience integrating in the American societyAmerikanische Freunde: My experience integrating in the American societyMaking American friends. This story is a real one and shows what is like meeting people from different cultures.
My First Month in America: Ich konnte nicht meinen Namen ausspricht.The struggles refugees and immigrants face everydayWilson Kubwayo, ein Flüchtling, shares some of the greatest challenges he sees for newcomers. Learn the struggles refugees and immigrants face everyday.