patterns for thinking, feeling and acting that characterize a
population or society, include the expression of these pattems in ___1____
material things. Culture is compose of nonmaterial culture --- ____2____
abstract creations like values, beliefs, customs and institutional
arrangements - and material culture - physical object like ____3____
cooking pots, computers and bathtubs. In sum, culture reflects
both the ideas we share or everything we make. In ordinary ____4____
speech, a person of culture is the individual can speak another ____5____
language - the person who is unfamiliar with the arts, music, ____6____
literature, philosophy, or history. But to sociologists, to be
human is to be cultured, because of culture is the common world ___7____
of experience we share with other members of our group.
Culture is essentially to our humanness. It provides a kind ____8____
of map for relating to others. Consider how you fred your way
about social life. How do you know how to act in a classroom,
or a department store, or toward a person who smiles or laugh ____9____
at you? Your culture supplies you by broad, standardized, ____10____
ready-made answers for dealing with each of these situations.
Therefore, if we know a person's culture, we can understand
and even predict a good deal of his behavior.