I must interview someone from another country that has moved to the United States either whent hey were younger or that has oved here over 3 years ago. You must be from another country to answer these questions for my interview for Sociology class.
50 questions for Sociology
1. What is your name?
2. Where are you originally from?
3. How long have you lived in the US?
4. How old were you when you moved here?
5. Why did you move out to the US?
6. What are 5 important values of your culture/origin?
7. What are some positive things about being a member of your culture?
8. Have you received any negativity due to your culture?
9. Were you taught anything about your culture that others may not have been taught?
10. Is your culture/origin any different from American culture?
11. Are there any specific traditions only your culture does?
12. What types of food does your culture eat?
13. Does your culture celebrate a tradition that others do not?
14. Are you able to speak another language?
15. Do you work? If so where?
16. Do you miss anything about your country?
17. How old do you need to be to drive?
18. Did you know anyone in the US before you moved here?
19. Do you actively participate in an organized religion?
20. Do you plan to pass on your culture/religion to your children?
21. Whatâ€™s the best thing about living in the US?
22. Whatâ€™s the worst thing about living in the US?
23. How is physical contact viewed in your culture?
24. What would you say is the most commonly held misconception about people of your culture?
25. What is considered respectful in your origin?
26. What is considered disrespectful in your origin?
27. Do people today have a sense of your culture?
28. Have you ever felt excluded because of your culture?
29. If you speak a native language, do you plan to teach it to your children?
30. Does your culture celebrate any important holidays?
31. Are the roles of men and women specifically defined in your family? What are they?
32. Does your culture have any specific rituals?
33. Is punctuality important to you? Why or why not?
34. How do you define success?
35. Do you consider your parents to be successful?
36. How important is education to you?
37. How do you define family?
38. Whats your favorite meal that is served in your culture?
39. How do you spend your free time?
40. What is a typical day like for you?
41. Is health and hygiene important to you?
42. Do you own any unique type of animals besides cats or dogs?
43. Is your culture into any art? If so what kind?
44. What kind of music does your culture listen to?
45. How do others in your culture greet each other?
46. How are insults expressed in your culture?
47. Is there a type of discipline used in your culture?
48. What is considered sacred in your culture?
49. Who do you worship? Why do you worship them?
50. What taboos are associated with death and the dead in your culture?
100 questions for Sociology
1: Was it hard to adjust to living here?
2: Did you change your name when you came to the United States?
3. If you changed your name, why did you pick the name that you chose?
4. Has it been hard to communicate in the United States?
5. What was your greatest difficulty in adjusting to life in the United States?
6. Are women treated different than men in your country?
7. Are marriages arranged, or do you get to choose who you want to marry?
8. Are inter-cultural marriages accepted in your country?
9. Is your immediate family large or small?
10. Did you ever live with your grandparents or extended family?
11. What types of jobs do the people in your family work in?
12. What are the major sports in your country?
13. What is your favorite sport to participate in?
14. What new foods do you like in the United States?
15. Do you have fast food restaurants in your country?
16. What does a typical “main meal” consist of in your country?
17. What is your favorite thing to do with your friends?
18. What are your favorite game apps?
19. Are video games popular in your country?
20. What types of video games do people play?
21. How many years of school are you required to attend?
22. Do you have to wear a uniform to school in your country?
23. Do most people go to college in your country?
24. How expensive is college in your country?
25. How many different countries have you lived?
26. Have you ever gone back to your country?
27. Are you here legally?
28. What state do you currently live in that is in the US?
29. Where is your favorite place to live?
30. How long did it take you to adjust to the American Culture?
31. If you did not speak English when you moved here, how long did it take you to learn English?
32. What kind of movies do you enjoy?
33. Do you enjoy social interaction?
34. How do you feel about physical interaction?
35. What type of clothing did you wear?
36. What type of literature do you enjoy?
37. Did you go to church or participate in religion?
38. Describe the structure of your family.
39. Who was the disciplinarian in your family?
40. What was the levels of education of your family members?
41. What kind of jobs did your family have?
42. Was your family considered upper, lower, middle class?
43. What do you value most about family?
44. What did you do for fun growing up?
45. Have you ever experienced â€œracismâ€?
46. Have you even had to hide parts of your culture from society?
47. How do you deal with personal conflicts?
48. How do you deal with social conflicts?
49. Do you interact with people who are from your home country?
50. Do you prefer urban or rural areas?
51. Do you like to travel?
52. How do you feel about pets?
53. How do you view law and justice in American compared to your country?
54. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be and why?
55. Compare the cost of living from your country to America.
56. How do you feel about education?
57. Do you get involved with politics?
58. Do you still keep current with the events happening in your country?
59. What is your favorite memory of your country?
60. What is your least favorite memory of your country?
61. How often do you visit your home country?
62. Would you consider moving back?
63. What kind of transport did you take to get here to the US?
64. What transitions were easy when adjusting to life in the US?
65. What do you consider your ethnicity to be?
66. What type of money or currency do they use in your country?
67. What are some of your countryâ€™s symbols?
68. If you have any tattoos, what do they mean?
69. Is your tattoos part of a tradition in your culture?
70. Do you feel there is a language barrier?
71. Which traditions have you left behind now that you are in the US?
72. What are your traditions for weddings?
73. What role do children have in family life?
74. What are some of the stories told to children?
75. How many children do you have?
76. Was it hard to find a job?
77. How are children raised back in your country?
78. What was your motive when moving to the US?
79. Did you come alone?
80. What did you hope for in the U.S?
81. What year did you move to the US?
82. How old were you when you moved to the US?
83. How old are you now?
84. Do you feel welcomed?
85. Do you have any special skills in the workforce?
86. Have you been homesick at all?
87. How do leaders run your country?
88. Would you consider the laws fair in your country?
89. Do you agree with the US laws?
90. If you do not agree with some US laws, which ones?
91. Is social media as heavy in your culture?
92. Does your country have electronics like the US does?
93. How many different countries have you visited?
94. Do you have a favorite country?
95. Do you consider yourself as a well-equipped individual?
96. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10?
97. Do you have any favorite brands out here in the US?
98. What kind of house do you have?
99. What is your style of clothing now?
100. Is your style any different now than when you were living in your country?