Do the following comprehensions activities in regard to the reading acculturation
Whom have almost all African trait s been influenced?
What were the schools in Kenya?
What is acculturation?Where did Kenyans come into contact with Europeans?
What is the problem, sometimes?
What has modernization resulted in Kenya?
Where has Acculturation been strongest?
African traitswere replaced or modified by European traits. Almost all African traits have been influenced by European culture, especially in the cities. The people in the cities have been most affected bymodernization in Kenya.
In 1886, Kenya came under the control of the British. Kenya was ruled by the British for almost 80 years. British laws became the law of Kenya. English became the official language.The schools that were started were taught in English.
Contact with the British brought many changes to African culture. This contact with the British is an example of innovations coming from outsidethe culture. This kind of innovation is called acculturation, because Africans and British came into direct contact. Acculturation is the change that takes place in a culture over a period of time as aresult of contact between different cultures.
In Kenya there were European settlers and British officials. Kenyans came into contact with Europeans in government work, in factories and on the farms.Many new traits came to Kenya.
Los rasgos africanos fueron sustituidos o modificados por los rasgos europeos. Casi todos los rasgos africanos se han visto influenciados por lacultura europea, especialmente en las ciudades. La gente en las ciudades han sido las más afectadas por la modernización de Kenia.
En 1886, Kenia quedó bajo el control de los británicos. Kenia fuegobernada por los británicos desde hace casi 80 años. Las leyes británicas se convirtieron en la ley de Kenia. El Inglés se convirtió en el idioma oficial. Las escuelas comenzaron a impartir el Inglés....
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