Both of these countries are multi-ethnic, great powers, whom have a variety of diverse groups in their societies.
But when I got there I was stunned. It was so cool — to feel the history of the place, the importance of what had gone on there.
And I was also surprised by how modern and European Moscow was. The Russian and American education systems are very different. Here our studies are built around what students want: Professors asked us right away about what we wanted and what we expected from each given course.
In America, for instance, before the beginning of each course we were given a study plan, a schedule.
So we knew what to expect. In America, I never saw fewer than 20 students at a lecture or seminar. In Russia, maybe five people attend some classes. Students in Russia and the States are different too: Unfortunately, in Russia students can start talking to each other right in the middle of a lecture, when the professor is still speaking.
Exchanges For instance, professors from Harvard and Stanford have recently visited here, and some students answered their phones right in the middle of a lecture. For example, Russian Spirituality: In class, we were told why there were so many churches in Moscow, why the majority of Russians were Orthodox Christians, and how this affected their mentality.
I thought this had nothing to do with my field, which is management. The biggest difference between Russian and American campuses is that students smoke everywhere here.
In America, smoking is allowed only in specially designated rooms.There are some surprising similarities -- and differences. The Russian national flag flaps in the wind on Oct. 9, in Sochi, Russia. Moreover, cultural differences are of importance to discuss when doing business in Russia or just communicating between the two groups.
One can learn to speak a language, but until you know and understand the culture you will never truly be fluent in that language.
Students in Russia and the States are different too: Unfortunately, in Russia students can start talking to each other right in the middle of a lecture, when the professor is still speaking.
May 05, · From my own experience, cultural differences should never be underestimated in their importance. You can learn to speak a language, even fluently, but if you do not understand the culture that the language grew out of, you will never really be "fluent" in that language.
Differences between Russian and American society. From SusoSight. Jump to: This page tries to document those differences. In Russia/Former Soviet Union. Its very unpolite to whistle indoors. People will get offended by it.
Outdoor whistling is also somewhat taboo, but less so. In America. You whistle when you are happy or to raise. Similarities and Differences between Chinese Culture and Japanese Culture All collectives and groups in the world, no matter big countries or small families, have their own cultures.
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