American Culture In China

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Culture is defined as a configuration of learned behaviors and results of behavior whose component elements are shared and transmitted by the members of a particular society(Linton 32). American culture, one segment of American civilization, is a typical culture model extensively internationally transmitted in the contemporary era. Thanks to aborigines in American Continent and large numbers of immigrants from worldwide, American culture presents the characteristics of diversity and tolerance which principally affected and structured by various culture branches based on mixed ethnic make-up. The inauguration of Americanization is a gradual process, accompanied and being supported by strong economic and military. The rise of the United States…show more content…
One label of what Americanization influentially in China is the popularity of American English. The necessities of intercourse bring the speakers of one language into direct or indirect contact with those of neighboring or culturally dominant languages(Sapir 159). For example, In Hong Kong, a city known for its British colonial past, growing number of children are learning to speak English like Americans. More and more parents, especially those from the Mainland think it is more relevant than any other accents including the Queen’s English(James). English is indispensable for the purpose of higher education, taking part in cosmopolitan events and multinational commerce for the reason that it serves as the “lingua franca” for international business and cultural exchange(Zhu 101). In Chinese college entrance examination, English makes as equivalent percentage as Chinese on the condition that Beijing implements harsh administration to restrict non-Mandarin languages. Basically Chinese who are proficient in English owe better access to labour market in terms higher income and social positions. In history, Japan specially dispatched students to Chang’an so that they could make contribution in Japanese bureaucratic system. Nowadays, China modestly learn from the…show more content…
The merits of American sprits, for instance, independence, struggle, fairness and tolerance are not only the spiritual wealth of American but also for all the human beings. American being independent, hard-working and charitable from one generation to another encourage Chinese to pursuit democracy, legislation and civilization. American university idea is typical, and it has important value of reference for the enhancement of university connotation and idea,and a better fulfillment of university mission in China(Li). Moreover, Chinese Dream which is the localization of America Dream to accomplish own national rejuvenation, emerged with the lead of the most inspiring and glorious culture essence, American Dream. Essentially, the principle of American Dream lights million of people hope, beliefs and
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