Know Your Community - Know Your World Australia

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  • Personalized for each speaker from country.
  • Statistics¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters)AreaCapitolPopulationMajor ReligionsMajor Languages- Sample of language in native script- Country name - Other resources- ¨ State Department country information athttp://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/index.htm ( more in depth information)¨ The CIA World Factbook country information at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html( more in depth information)¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters)¨ The Economist Country Briefing http://www.economist.com/topics (search by country name)¨ Embassy of Country in U.S. website: http://www.embassy.org/embassies/US Embassies and Consulateshttp://www.usembassy.gov/http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • Language(s) Spoken- how to say basic conversational words- vocabulary list - in english- pronunciation – native language- sample of script in native language
  • Include on this slide any significant current events, upcoming elections, headline news…National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htmGood website to find photos of currency National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • A Day in the Life- Around the world http://www.timeforkids.com/http://www.timeforkids.com/around-the-worldGo to the Around the World section- select your country and select “ a day in the life”
  • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm(Has media section listing news sources)
  • Know Your Community - Know Your World Australia

    1. 1. Australia KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
    2. 2. INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE • Name, Photo of yourself, family if possible – – – – – Topics: Why are you in Akron What are you studying What city are you from Career- future plans
    3. 3. COUNTRY MAP
    4. 4. AUSTRALIA QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Commonwealth of Australia Population: 22.9 million (UN,2011) Capital: Canberra Largest city: Sydney Area: 2.9million square miles Major language: English Major religion: Christian Life expectancy: 80 years(men), 84 years(women) Monetary unit: Australian Dollar Main exports: ores and metals, wool, food and live animals, fuels, transport machinery
    5. 5. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
    6. 6. LANGUAGE: • HELLO GOOD BYE • THANK YOU • PLEASE NO YOUR WELCOME I LOVE YOU • EXCUSE ME YES HOW ARE YOU I AM SORRY • DO YOU SPEAK ______? • MY NAME IS _______ • I AM __________( NATIONALITY).
    7. 7. Australia •LEADER: Prime Minister Tony Abbott •GOVERNMENT: federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy •VOTING AGE: 18
    8. 8. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
    9. 9. ECONOMICS  What products or services is your country known for? What are the products that are grown/made (agricultural, manufacturing, mining, services)?  What kinds of products are imported to your country?  What kinds of products are exported from your country?  What is the economy like today in your country?
    10. 10. EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS • Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacyloans, credit cards, cash… • Jobs – what age do young people start working kinds of jobs- ? • Students and money- Impact for this age group?do kids get an allowance? Work?
    11. 11. RELIGION(S)
    12. 12. GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS – MEN/WOMEN • How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and society • Dress • Gender rites / rituals • Education- College-Grad • At Work • At Home • Roles in Society
    13. 13. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
    14. 14. FOOD
    15. 15. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
    16. 16. EVERYDAY LIVING • • • • • • Typical Day- schedule A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old Study-Homework Extracurriculars Family Life- traditional housing- extended familyPets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks-zoos-parks etc.
    17. 17. SIMILARITIES-DIFFERENCES • Wrap up with what they notice- similar their country to us- differentFuture- Where do they see themselves- 5-10 years from now Why is the international exchange important to them Conversation- what has the class learned from their presentation- most surprising-
    18. 18. LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media

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