xokk kulturali

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Kif inti taġġusta għal kultura ġdida, inti tista 'tmur permezz ta' perjodi differenti fejn tħoss modi differenti. Part of the process is known as “xokk kulturali.” Understanding about culture shock will help you accept the feelings and make it easier to adjust.

As you adjust to a new culture, you may go through different periods where you feel different ways. Part of the process is known as “culture shock.” Understanding about culture shock will help you accept the feelings and make it easier to adjust.

Culture shock infographic
Image courtesy of the Cultural Orientation Resource Center
Culture shock infographic
Image courtesy of the Cultural Orientation Resource Center

The picture above shows how people feel as they go through the stages of cultural adjustment. Ejja nħarsu lejn l-istadji f'aktar dettall.

The picture above shows how people feel as they go through the stages of cultural adjustment. Let’s look at the stages in more detail.

1. Il-fażi honeymoon

1. The honeymoon phase

Meta tasal l-ewwel darba fl-Istati Uniti tal-Amerika, inti tista 'tħossok kuntenti u eċċitati. Inti jista 'jkollok lottijiet ta' għanijiet u aspettattivi għall x'se jiġri fil-ħajja ġdida tiegħek. Inti probabilment ilhom jistennew biex jaslu għal Amerika għal żmien twil. You may have heard lots of great things about the USA. Inti tistenna li inti se malajr jiksbu xogħol tajjeb, jkollhom dar sabiħa, and earn English. Inti tista 'tkun nervuża, imma inti bil-ħerqa li l-affarijiet ġodda fl-Amerika.

When you first arrive in the USA, you may feel happy and excited. You may have lots of goals and expectations for what will happen in your new life. You have probably been waiting to come to America for a long time. You may have heard lots of great things about the USA. You expect that you will quickly get a good job, have a nice house, and earn English. You may be nervous, but you look forward to all the new things in America.

2. Il-fażi xokk kulturali

2. The culture shock phase

Matul dan il-perjodu ta 'żmien, inti tista 'tibda tħossok mqalleb u diqa. Inti tista 'tibda tħossok rrabjata. Inti tista 'tħossok jibża jew verament miss pajjiżek.

During this time period, you may start to feel upset and sad. You may start to feel angry. You might feel scared or really miss your home country.

Jekk inti ma titkellimx bl-Ingliż, -fażi xokk kulturali jista 'jdum għal żmien twil. Biex jgħinuk matul dan iż-żmien, inti għandek tipprova biex jilħqu refuġjati oħra mill-kultura tiegħek u ssib ħwienet li jbigħu l-ikel tradizzjonali tiegħek.

If you do not speak English, the culture shock phase can last a long time. To help you during this time, you should try to meet other refugees from your culture and find stores that sell your traditional food.

Sinjali ta 'xokk kulturali jinkludu:

Signs of culture shock include:

  • helplessness
  • thinking that everything is dirty
  • feeling afraid
  • ir
  • boredom
  • sleeping too much
  • helplessness
  • thinking that everything is dirty
  • feeling afraid
  • anger
  • boredom
  • sleeping too much

Inti tista 'tibda taħseb li l-kultura Amerikana hija terribbli jew li inti ma simili xejn dwar l-Amerika. Jekk jogħġbok jafu li din hija fażi komuni għall-persuni kollha li jgħixu fl kulturi ġodda. eventwalment, inti ser tgħaddi għall-fażi li jmiss. Jekk inti ma jimxu fuq, u inti xorta tħossok imdejjaq jew rrabjata, you may need some extra help, and you should talk to your caseworker about it. Bħala rifuġjat, you have been through many hard things and it is all right to need extra help.

You may start to think that American culture is terrible or that you do not like anything about America. Please know that this is a common phase for all people living in new cultures. Eventually, you will move to the next phase. If you do not move on, and you still feel sad or angry, you may need some extra help, and you should talk to your caseworker about it. As a refugee, you have been through many hard things and it is all right to need extra help.

3. Il-fażi ta 'aġġustament

3. The adjustment phase

Wara xi żmien, you will hopefully move past the culture shock phase and you will begin to adjust to life in the USA. You start to understand the reality of what life will be like in a new country. You may decide to take a low-paying job because it will help your family. Inti ser jibdew jitgħallmu l-Ingliż. You are probabbilment jibda jkollu rutina. Ħajja jibda jħossu normali.

After some time, you will hopefully move past the culture shock phase and you will begin to adjust to life in the USA. You start to understand the reality of what life will be like in a new country. You may decide to take a low-paying job because it will help your family. You will begin to learn English. You are probably starting to have a routine. Life begins to feel normal.

One common challenge during this time period is that your children may be adjusting to life in the USA more quickly than you are. Dan huwa komuni ħafna, imma hemm affarijiet li tista 'tagħmel biex tgħin lit-tfal tiegħek tissospendi konnessi mal-kultura dar tiegħek.

One common challenge during this time period is that your children may be adjusting to life in the USA more quickly than you are. This is very common, but there are things you can do to help your children stay connected to your home culture.

4. Il-fażi integrazzjoni

4. The integration phase

Dan huwa l-fażi finali ta 'aġġustament kulturali. Matul dan iż-żmien, Amerika se tibda tħossok bħad-dar. Inti se tibda tħossok bħal inti jappartjenu hawn. Issa tista 'taħlita partijiet tal-kultura Amerikana ma' partijiet tal-kultura tiegħek. There may be things you really like about the United States and things you really treasure from your home country. Tista 'faċilment tinnaviga ħajja ta' kuljum tiegħek fl-Istati Uniti. Inti probabilment jkollhom xi ħbieb Amerikani u xi ħbieb li huma wkoll immigranti u r-refuġjati. Issa huwa l-ħin biex tkompli ttejjeb l-edukazzjoni tiegħek. You may choose to become an American citizen.

This is the final phase of cultural adjustment. During this time, America will begin to feel like home. You will start to feel like you belong here. You can now mix parts of American culture with parts of your culture. There may be things you really like about the United States and things you really treasure from your home country. You can easily navigate your daily life in the United States. You probably have some American friends and some friends who are also immigrants and refugees. Now is the time to continue to improve your education. You may choose to become an American citizen.

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