Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Know Your Community - Know Your World Australia
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Know Your Community - Know Your World Australia

59
views

Published on

A presentation on Ukraine as part of the #KYCKYW project

A presentation on Ukraine as part of the #KYCKYW project

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
59
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • 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)
  • Transcript

    • 1. Australia KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
    • 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. COUNTRY MAP
    • 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. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
    • 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. Australia •LEADER: Prime Minister Tony Abbott •GOVERNMENT: federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy •VOTING AGE: 18
    • 8. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
    • 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. 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. RELIGION(S)
    • 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. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
    • 14. FOOD
    • 15. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
    • 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. 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. LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media

    ×