In July 2009,In July 2009,
Kaohsiung isKaohsiung is
The World Games!The World Games!
Every Kaohsiung school has a world games country!Every Kaohsiung school has a world games country!
Fu Dong- U.S.A. Tai-Ping- Uzbekistan Zuoying- Cuba
Ci Sian- U.K. Ling Jhou- Samoa Fuh-Hsing- ???
Katie went to Poland!Katie went to Poland!
January 22 toJanuary 22 to
February 9February 9
Taiwan = island (Taiwan = island ( 島國島國 ) in Asia () in Asia ( 亞亞
A S I A
Poland is in EUROPE (Poland is in EUROPE ( 歐洲歐洲 ))
Poland is next to…Poland is next to…
Germany (Germany ( 德國德國 ))
The Czech RepublicThe Czech Republic
(( 捷克共和國捷克共和國 ))
Slovakia (Slovakia ( 斯洛伐克斯洛伐克 ))
Ukraine (Ukraine ( 烏克蘭烏克蘭 ))
(( 白俄羅斯白俄羅斯 ))
Lithuania (Lithuania ( 立陶宛立陶宛 ))
The Baltic Sea (The Baltic Sea ( 波羅的海波羅的海 ))
Facts about PolandFacts about Poland
In Poland, people speak Polish (In Poland, people speak Polish ( 波蘭語波蘭語 ))
Students learn English in school, just like you!Students learn English in school, just like you!
Poland does NOT havePoland does NOT have 補習班補習班
Polish $$$ is the “zloty.”Polish $$$ is the “zloty.”
1 zloty = 101 zloty = 10 新台幣新台幣
1 Coca-Cola = 3 zlotys = 301 Coca-Cola = 3 zlotys = 30 新台幣新台幣
Famous Polish PeopleFamous Polish People
Nicolaus Copernicus, astronomyNicolaus Copernicus, astronomy
Marie Curie, physics and chemistryMarie Curie, physics and chemistry
Frederic Chopin, musicFrederic Chopin, music
Karol Jozef Wojtyla, Pope John-Paul IIKarol Jozef Wojtyla, Pope John-Paul II
約翰保羅約翰保羅 (( 教皇教皇 ))
Lots more!Lots more!
In winter, Poland is snowy and cold!In winter, Poland is snowy and cold!
This tree is
Mr. Jon likes to catch the snow on his tongue!
But it doesn’t snow every day!But it doesn’t snow every day!
Polish CitiesPolish Cities
I went to: Krakow
Krakow is very OLD!Krakow is very OLD!
Jagiellonian University: 1364
Harvard University ( 哈佛大學 ): 1636
National Taiwan University ( 台大 ):
An OLD story…An OLD story…
AA longlong time ago, in the year 1241, a BIG ARMYtime ago, in the year 1241, a BIG ARMY
wanted to attack Krakow!wanted to attack Krakow!
A man at the top of theA man at the top of the watchtowerwatchtower saw the armysaw the army
He started to play his trumpet to warn the city!He started to play his trumpet to warn the city!
In the middle of his trumpet call, the armyIn the middle of his trumpet call, the army shotshot himhim
with an arrow, and he died.with an arrow, and he died.
Now, almost 800 years later, the same trumpet call isNow, almost 800 years later, the same trumpet call is
played, EVERY DAY, EVERY HOUR.played, EVERY DAY, EVERY HOUR.
It always stops in the middle, to honor the trumpeterIt always stops in the middle, to honor the trumpeter
who risked his life to save the city!who risked his life to save the city!
Listen to the call!Listen to the call!
Someone plays EVERY HOUR from the top of the oldest church in the square.
This video has the main square. Look at the old buildings and the snow!
Poland is Catholic (Poland is Catholic ( 天主教天主教 ))
Almost everyone inAlmost everyone in
Poland is Catholic (88%)Poland is Catholic (88%)
The last Pope (The last Pope ( 教皇教皇 ))
came from Poland!came from Poland!
Lots of Taiwan’s oldestLots of Taiwan’s oldest
buildings are temples…buildings are temples…
Poland’s oldest buildingsPoland’s oldest buildings
are churches!are churches!
The churches are pretty!The churches are pretty!
Polish people celebratePolish people celebrate
Wawel castle is big and old.Wawel castle is big and old.
Do you want to live here?!?Do you want to live here?!?
The Vistula River goes by the castleThe Vistula River goes by the castle
What do Polish people eat?What do Polish people eat?
My favorite Polish foodMy favorite Polish food
is…THE PIEROGI!is…THE PIEROGI!
Pierogis are likePierogis are like
dumplings (dumplings ( 水餃水餃 ), but), but
what’s inside is different:what’s inside is different:
My favorite pierogi?My favorite pierogi?
Sugar, cheese, and chocolate!Sugar, cheese, and chocolate!
On vacation, people go to the mountainsOn vacation, people go to the mountains
They are tall and snowy!They are tall and snowy!
Come to Poland to ski and shop!Come to Poland to ski and shop!
Polish people don’t use soy sauce…Polish people don’t use soy sauce…
They use salt… they find the salt in the ground!
Wieliczka Salt MineWieliczka Salt Mine
This is made of salt! The salt mine is over 1,000 years old.
Let’s Learn Polish!Let’s Learn Polish!
Polish uses the same alphabet as English!Polish uses the same alphabet as English!
Hi = Czesc! (like “cheshch”)Hi = Czesc! (like “cheshch”)
Thank you = Dziekuje (Thank you = Dziekuje ( 見苦英見苦英 ))
Please = ProszePlease = Prosze
Yes = TakYes = Tak
No = NieNo = Nie
How much = Ile?How much = Ile?
Goodbye = Do widzeniaGoodbye = Do widzenia
In Polish, ‘w’ is pronounced like ‘v’!In Polish, ‘w’ is pronounced like ‘v’!