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Presentation for US audience during my studies at K-State. It's about Czech Republic, it's culture, beauties and differences compared to US.

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Czech presentation

  1. 1. Czech Republic David Vávra
  2. 2. Where is Czech Republic?
  3. 3. How big is Czech Republic?
  4. 4. Prague
  5. 5. Prague
  6. 6. Prague
  7. 7. Moravia
  8. 8. West Bohemia
  9. 9. North Bohemia
  10. 10. South Bohemia
  11. 11. Highlights of Czech history ● 14th century - Charles IV. ● 15th century - Hussite movement ● part of Austrian-Hungarian empire, after WWI Republic ● 1939 - Munich treaty ● 1948 - Communists ● 1989 - Velvet Revolution, 1993 - Split Czechoslovakia
  12. 12. Czech culture & customs● Czechs are more reserved ○ Less friendship but stronger ○ Language - formal and informal ○ wait to be invited call someone by first name● Czechs are not much patriotic● Czech doesnt follow the rules that much● Czechs are quite liberal● Developed drinking culture● Developed Etiquette about eating ○ wait for others to start eating ○ way how you put fork and knife ○ we change shoes at home
  13. 13. Czech traditions - Easter
  14. 14. April 30 - Burning of Witches
  15. 15. May 1 - Day of Love
  16. 16. December 5, St. Nicholas Day
  17. 17. Christmas
  18. 18. New Years Eve
  19. 19. School System● elementary school first stage 6-11● "Gymnázium" - 12-19● or elementary school second stage 12-16● university - bachelors 3 years● university - masters 2 years● university - PhD. 2 years
  20. 20. Food & Drink
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention Q&A

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