1. Good Afternoon!#1. Please take out your agenda and write down your homework for tonight.#2. Write down the EQ in your EQ section of your binder. SPONGE:In your own words, define culture. What are some of the traditions that you have that make up your own culture?
2. Whatcha Sayin? You are a language detective. Identify the language and try to translate what they are saying.1. Я люблю историю, и я очень рад узнать о культуре2. Ich liebe Geschichte und ich werde aufgeregt, um Kultur zu lernen3. Adoro la historia y yo soy emocionado a aprender acerca de la cultura4. Jaime lhistoire et je suis excité à apprendre de la culture5. Amo la storia e sono eccitato per imparare della cultura6. I love history and I am excited to learn about culture
3. Literacy Rate and the Standard of Living
4. What is Literacy Rate?• A literate person is one who can read and write.• It is a major factor in whether a person can get a job and be successful in the workplace.• A country’s literacy rate is the percentage of the population over age 15 that can read and write.
5. • The standard of living (“economic level” achieved by a person, family, or country) is often higher in countries where the literacy rate is high. High Literacy Rate = High Standard of Living
6. • The goal of every country is to have 100% literacy rates among its people.• One reason that many people cannot read/write is that their communities cannot afford to pay for teachers or schools.
7. Cycle of Poverty• Having basic reading & writing skills is very important . – Without skills, workers are stuck in the lowest-paying jobs.• A cycle of poverty can develop when people cannot get an education. – The uneducated are forced to get low-paying jobs, so they cannot get enough money to pay for their children’s education – the cycle continues for generations.• The standard of living remains low for these families because their education level is low.
8. Cultures of EuropeLiteracy Rate, Language, Customs and Traditions. I have sound!! Turn on Speakers
9. Languages Of Europe Over 200 native languages in Europe Most can be put into three categories-Germanic -( English and German). The largest nativegroup with 20% of European speaking a GermanicLanguage.-Romance -( Italian, French & Spanish). These languagecome from Latin- the language of the Roman Empire-Romance.-Slavic- mostly Northern and Eastern EuropeanCountries. Include Russia. Written in the CyrillicAlphabet.
10. Languages Of Europe- The European Union ( EU) recognizes 23 official languages in Europe.- Because of the language diversity European school children usually learn 1-2 other languages in addition to their native one.- Over ½ ( 400 million) Europeans speak English because it is often a choice for their 2nd language.
12. Germany:LanguageThe official language Follow the link toof Germany and here a song sung inAustria is German. German!!- Germanic Language http://genkienglish. net/learntospeakger man/hallowiegehts. htm
13. Germany: Literacy Rate• The literacy rate in Germany is 99-100% * Students in Germany must attend school through the 9th grade. After that students either go to a trade school or keep attending public school until the 13th grade ( roughly 18 years old) If they want to go to college. *
14. Oktoberfest Bavarian – the old name of Germany. The culture od Germany and the high Alps region is called Bavarian Culture.“Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival held each year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany,running from late September to early October. It is one of the most famous events inGermany and the worlds largest fair, with some six million people attending everyyear. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture”- Definition fromWikipedia.comChildren dressed in tradition Yodeling is traditional form ofBavarian Dress music commonly found at Oktoberfest. Wurstl- tradition Bavarian Sausage
15. Germany: Customs St. Nicholas Day is celebrated on December 6th in Germany as well as in other European countries. On the evening before the 6th, children place their newly cleaned shoes in front of the door in the hope that Nicholas might fill them with nuts, fruits, chocolate, and sweets.Traditions: The Christmas Treeoriginated in Germany. A firtree was brought in to the houseand decorated with candles inhonor of the Advent. Latercandies and stripes of cloth weretied to the tree for decorations.
16. Country Literacy Language Customs Traditions RateGermany 99-100% German Oktoberfest Christmas- (Germanic gave us first Language) Bavarian Christmas tree Culture in the Mountains
17. Russia: Language Russian is a Slavic LanguageBetween 145-160 million speak Russian ( based on 2008
18. RUSSIA: Literacy RateRussia’s Literacy rate is 99-100% Russia has a free educationsystem guaranteed to all citizens by the Constitution and has a literacy rate of 99.4%.Entry to higher education is highly competitive. As a result of great emphasis on science andtechnology in education, Russian medical, mathematical, Follow link to here the Russian alphabetscientific, and space and aviation research is generally of a high http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_alphabet order- from Wikipedia.com
19. RUSSIA: Customs and TraditionsBallet is a highly prized art form in Russia http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=YWj4VRmlaBA&feature=BFa&l ist=UL4E9jD5GSS0U
20. RUSSIA: Customs and TraditionsOne tradition in Russia is to eat milk puddingand cheesecake on Christmas. Cheesecake Milk Pudding
21. Country Literacy Language Customs Traditions RateGermany 99-100% German Oktoberfest Christmas- (Germanic gave us first Language) Bavarian Christmas tree Culture in the Mountains Russia 99-100% Russian Ballet Christmas (Slavic originated in Language) Russia
22. France: Language-French is the official language of France-French is one of the Romance Languages
23. France: Literacy RateThe Literacy rate inFrance is 99%Children in Francemust go to school untilthey are 16 years old.
24. France: Customs and Traditions Bastille Day“Liberté, égalité, fraternité”- Liberty, Equality, Fraternity ( motto of the French Revolution & France) Bastille Day is the French national holiday which is celebrated on 14 July each year. It commemorates the 1790 storming of the Bastille fortress-prison was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation, and of the reconciliation of all the French inside the constitutional monarchy which preceded the First Republic, during the French Revolution.- definition from Wikipedia.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9UapuC-Ytc&feature=related
25. France: Traditions Christmas In France during Christmas there are family reunions,gifts, and candy for the children. There are also gifts forthe poor and people give to charities. Because France is 80% Roman Catholic and most families attend Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve.
26. Country Literacy Language Customs Traditions RateGermany 99-100% German Oktoberfest Christmas- (Germanic gave us first Language) Bavarian Christmas tree Culture in the Mountains Russia 99-100% Russian Ballet Christmas (Slavic originated in Language) Russia France 99% French Bastille Day- Christmas- July 14. Ended Midnight Mass (Romantic the Monarchy Language) in France. France is 80% Roman Catholic
27. Italy: Language- Italian is the official Follow the link to hear some language of Italy phrases in Italian http://www.bbc.co.uk/langu- Italian is one of the ages/italian/guide/phrases.s Romance languages. html How to say hello in Italian: Ciao an informal term for Hello. It can also be used for Goodbye.
28. Italy: Literacy Rate• The literacy rate in Italy is 98%• Children in Italy go to school from age 6-15.
29. Italy: Customs & Traditions• Christmas & Easter are major holidays.• Italy is the home to the head of the Roman Catholic Church. The Pope lives in Vatican City in Rome.
30. Italy: Traditions OperaA very popular form of performing arts that originated in Italy. Follow the link to see an Opera performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=RxKjDUrmecA&feature=related Clip from Phantom of the Opera copyrighted 2004 by Odyssey Entertainment.
31. Country Literacy Language Customs Traditions Rate Italy 98% Italian Opera Christmas & (Romantic Easter Language) Rome is home to the Pope, the head of the Catholic Church.
32. United Kingdomhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb1t1bF8aU4&feature=related
33. United Kingdom: LanguageEnglish is the official Language of the UnitedKingdom. It is a Germanic Language. OtherLanguages commonly spoke in the UK are Gaelic(Irish), Celtic (Scottish), and Welsh (Wales)
34. United Kingdom: Literacy RateThe Literacy Rate is 99%.The UK is home to some very famous and old universitys such as Oxford (England),Cambridge (England), &St. Andrews (Scotland).
35. United Kingdom: TraditionsThe United Kingdom has been steeped in traditions and customs for centuries. Some ofthe unique celebrations are the Highland Games (Scotland), Guy Fawkes Day (England),Boxing Day (England), and Cheese Rolling (England) and singing traditional music.
36. United Kingdom: Customs In England afternoon tea is a custom that has carried on for centuries. Traditionally at fouro’clock every afternoon, afternoon tea is served hot with small pastries or sandwichs.
37. Country Literacy Language Customs Traditions Rate Italy 98% Italian Opera Christmas & (Romantic Easter Language) Rome is home to the Pope, the head of the Catholic Church. United 99% English Afternoon Tea ManyKingdom (Germanic traditions from Language) Scotland, Wales & Also Welsh, England. Celtic, & Gaelic in other parts.
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