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Cultural sensitivity in the classroomNowadays it is very common to find multicultural groups and one of the biggest challenges for teachers is to modify or adapt the curriculum to satisfy the students’ needs in relation to culture. Teachers need to properly address cultural sensitivity issues to ensure students’ learning flows without prejudice or discrimination. Instructors can increase their students’ motivation and language skills by understanding the potential problems with cultural sensitivity. Knowing the customs and traditions of a particular culture is crucial to developing cultural sensitivity and making students feel they are part of a respectful community where they can proudly share their culture and practice their language skills. Cultural sensitivity must be enhanced instead of ignored. In “Development across the life span”, Robert Feldman lists some interesting aspects about different cultures: Hispanic adolescent girls view their mother's sister as a role model in their life, so getting to know "aunty" as well as the parents would be tantamount to understanding such a student. Asian cultures typically value a collectivist orientation which values family or group needs over individual ones, so the Asian student who may appear shy to the uninformed teacher