Cultural Differences: How Are Cultures Different Between Asia and America?

Last Updated: May 16, 2018

Cultural Differences: Asian vs American Cultures

As globalization becomes more of a reality every day, there still remains some differences between Asian and American cultures. But what exactly are some cultural differences between Asia and North America?

First, use this culture worksheet as a starting point to explore the similarities and differences. Next, create a list of cultural differences in partners and share as a classroom discussion. For example, there are differences between greetings, pets, food, education, family and even travelling.

  • In North America, a lot of families have pets. But in Asia, pets are less common and increasing.
  • Business people greet with a handshake in North America.
  • People are more independent in the West. For example, after high school, students go to university away from home.
  • In North America, it’s less common to bring back souvenirs.
All of our worksheets are free to use for any purpose and ready to print for your classroom.

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