It is often said “when in Rome, do as the Romans do”. Do you think people should adapt and accept the culture of the country they visit? Do you think it is possible to learn a culture without learning the language?

It is a frequently used idiom that “while in Rome, do as the Romans do”.
This
essay will examine whether visitors should adapt to the local customs, and whether learning a culture without knowing about the local dialect has any possibility. Visitors should definitely accept and get used to the culture of any nation they go to. To
further
extend, if a person visits an area where a specific
dress
code is followed, he or she should
also
be able to follow the
dress
code of the locality. Adapting to local customs will aid the local people
to offer
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offer
them
further
sentiments of hospitality.
For instance
, USAID conducted a survey in a community centre in Rawalpindi, where 71% of shopkeepers accepted that if a foreigner customer, wearing local
dress
, comes to buy some items, the shopkeepers do not accept money.
Rather they
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Rather, they
gift it to the visitor. To learn about a culture, without learning the language, is a tedious task. The local people will always consider them foreigners and will keep a distance from the visitors.
In addition
,
this
will
also
impede the feelings of hospitality to be conveyed to the tourists, resulting in
formation
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the formation
of a biased view about the locality.
For example
, if an individual
visits
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visit
Peshawar and does follow the
dress
code of the area, but not knowing about the Pashto dialect, the host will consider him someone who is not among
themselves
objective case of they
them
. To conclude, the idiom stating “while in Rome, do as the Romans do” is valid. Visitors should be able to adapt themselves to the local traditions.
Moreover
, it is important to learn about the language spoken by the natives.
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