Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

  1. 1. Costa Rica By Becky Presley Edu 205-04
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li> Fun Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrities </li></ul><ul><li>National Parks </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Army and Medical Care </li></ul><ul><li>Death Penalty and Education </li></ul><ul><li>San Jose and Cartago </li></ul><ul><li>Volcan Poas and Limon </li></ul><ul><li>Important Phrases </li></ul><ul><li>About the Author </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fun Facts <ul><li>Area: </li></ul><ul><li>51,100 sq. km </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 4,200,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Money: </li></ul><ul><li>Colon Costarricense </li></ul><ul><li>Official Language: Spanish </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. Celebrities <ul><li>Carmen Lyra: </li></ul><ul><li>Writer </li></ul><ul><li>Chavela Vargas: </li></ul><ul><li>Singer </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Arias Sanchez: </li></ul><ul><li>Politician </li></ul><ul><li>Claudia Poll: </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic Swimmer </li></ul>Quit Vargas’ Music
  5. 5. Economy <ul><li>The Coffee industry support most of Costa Ricas economy. </li></ul><ul><li>50,000 Costa Ricans work the coffee plantations. </li></ul><ul><li>15% of Costa Rica’s exports are coffee. </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. National Parks <ul><li>12% of Costa Rica is occupied by national parks. </li></ul><ul><li>Tourists can see waterfalls, mountains, and many exotic plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals that are in the parks include armadillos, monkeys, jaguars, and butterflies. </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Army and Medical Care Quit Costa Rica also offers free health care to citizens and tourists. In 1948, Costa Rica eliminated their standing army.
  8. 8. Death Penalty and Education Quit In 1870, Costa Rica eliminated the death penalty. Costa Rica also offers free education for all the citizens.
  9. 9. San Jose and Cartago <ul><li>Webcasts allow students to use the internet to search and learn new topics by answering questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Students search the web in order to find information to transform ideas into understanding </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Volcan Poas and Limon <ul><li>Volcan Poas is located in the northern part of Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Limon is a major city in Costa Rica, and has great beaches. </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. Important Phrases <ul><li>What is your name? ¿Cuál es su nombre? </li></ul><ul><li>Hello! ¡Hola! </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning Buenos días </li></ul><ul><li>Good Afternoon Buenas tardes </li></ul><ul><li>Good night Buenas noches </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t understand No entiendo </li></ul><ul><li>Slower, please: Más despacio, por favor </li></ul><ul><li>Do you speak English? ¿Usted habla inglés? </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t speak Spanish No hablo español </li></ul><ul><li>How much is it? ¿Cuánto es? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the rate of exchange ¿Cuál es el tipo de cambio? </li></ul><ul><li>I’m sick Estoy enfermo </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Becky Presley, and I am sophomore at GVSU. I am majoring in Language Arts and minoring in elementary education. </li></ul><ul><li>I love to go to the beach, hang out with my friends and family, and shop. </li></ul><ul><li>Email Me: [email_address] </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>www.book.costaricahotdeals.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.daylife.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.rocinantestravels.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.transitionsabroad.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.nytimes.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.medicaltourismguide.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.mssu.edu </li></ul><ul><li>www.cupotico.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.tribuneindia.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.vivirlatino.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.educared.org.ar </li></ul><ul><li>www.britanica.com </li></ul>Quit
  14. 14. Concept Map Quit
  15. 15. Chavela Vargas’ Music http://youtube.com/watch?v=0gQ31m4Yt0s Back to Celebrities

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