Egypt

KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY –
KNOW YOUR WORLD
INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE
• Name, Photo of yourself, family if possible
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Topics:
Why are you in Akron
What a...
COUNTRY MAP
COUNTRY MAP
COUNTRY QUICK FACTS
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Full name: Arab Republic of Egypt
Population: 82.5 million (UN, 2011)
Capital: ...
LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT
EVENTS

What you can see in Egypt
* Ancient Egyptian monuments
* Historic Places
* R...
THE PYRAMIDS
THE SPHINX
ABU SIMBEL SOUTH OF ASWAN
Temple of Philae Aswan
Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Hieroglyphics Symbols
King Tut
Camel Ride
Citadel of Salah Eldin
Cairo Tower
The Nile
Alexandria
Sarm El Sheikh
Egypt Water Park
Hurghada
Red Sea at Hurghada
LANGUAGE:
• HELLO

GOOD BYE

• THANK YOU
• PLEASE

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YOUR WELCOME

I LOVE YOU

• EXCUSE ME

YES

HOW ARE YOU

I AM SORRY...
COUNTRY

•LEADER: Mohammed Morsi
•GOVERNMENT:
•VOTING AGE:
CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
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January 25, 2011 Revolution
Against the dictator regime.
Under this regime:
No freed...
ECONOMICS

Tourism (Historic, Religious, and
Entertainment).
Oil Industry and Natural Gas.
Manufacturing (Clothing, Applia...
EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS
• Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacyloans, credit cards, cash…
• Jobs – what age do young p...
RELIGION(S)
GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS –
MEN/WOMEN
• How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and
society
• Dress
• Gender rite...
NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS
EVENTS
FOOD
CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS &
TRADITIONS
EVERYDAY LIVING
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Typical Day- schedule
A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old
Study-Homework
Extracurriculars
Family ...
SIMILARITIES-DIFFERENCES
• Wrap up with what they notice- similar their
country to us- differentFuture- Where do they see ...
LINKS
• Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel
• News Media
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  • On this slide include Country Name, Flag, country emblem/ seal/ coats of arms
    Resources: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm
    http://www.national-anthems.net/ ( can also upload MP3 version of your countries national anthem from this site)
  • Personalized for each speaker from country.
  • Select your country’s map from:
    http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1
    On this slide- country map- Note for teacher & Presenters- Possible Map Skills Opportunity- Where country is in relation to Akron, Ohio – Use google earth free upload.
  • Select your country’s map from:
    http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1
    On this slide- country map- Note for teacher & Presenters- Possible Map Skills Opportunity- Where country is in relation to Akron, Ohio – Use google earth free upload.
  • Statistics
    ¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters)
    Area
    Capitol
    Population
    Major Religions
    Major Languages- Sample of language in native script- Country name -
  • History or Geography- Highlights of important historical events for country-regions / Early Civilizations and/ or defining historical events that created country and culture social structures
    Or Landforms and Geography
  • 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…
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
    Good website to find photos of currency
  • Include significant National Festivals, events, heritage – historic customs and traditions that still exist
    Unusual Celebrations
  • Everyday food, Purchasing food- grocery store, outdoor market, grow their own, time allotted for eating- primary meal of the day- typical school lunch experience- do they cook-Treats- What is special to your country-culture- candy, fruits, meats,
  • Contemporary Customs and Traditions- Pop Culture (Arts-Music- what makes your country famous and who makes your country famous)- Games, Sports, Music, Hrs day-week of TV / Facebook-Computer-Video Games-texting (do they have cell phone? Wii? Facebook
    Birthday celebrations- National Day- Typical Vacations- National Popular Sports- Rites of Passage- Growing Up
  • A Day in the Life- Around the world http://www.timeforkids.com/
    Go 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 Egypt mahfoze

    1. 1. Egypt 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. COUNTRY MAP
    5. 5. COUNTRY QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Arab Republic of Egypt Population: 82.5 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Cairo Largest city: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza Area: 1 million sq km(386,874 sq miles) Major language: Arabic Major religion: Islam, Christianity Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 76 years (women) Monetary unit: Egyptian Pound Main exports: Petroleum, petroleum products, cotton GNI per capita: US $2600 (World Bank, 2011)
    6. 6. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS What you can see in Egypt * Ancient Egyptian monuments * Historic Places * Religious Places * Entertainment Important Cities Cairo (The Capital), Giza , Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Aswan, Luxor.
    7. 7. THE PYRAMIDS
    8. 8. THE SPHINX
    9. 9. ABU SIMBEL SOUTH OF ASWAN
    10. 10. Temple of Philae Aswan
    11. 11. Egyptian Hieroglyphics
    12. 12. Hieroglyphics Symbols
    13. 13. King Tut
    14. 14. Camel Ride
    15. 15. Citadel of Salah Eldin
    16. 16. Cairo Tower
    17. 17. The Nile
    18. 18. Alexandria
    19. 19. Sarm El Sheikh
    20. 20. Egypt Water Park
    21. 21. Hurghada
    22. 22. Red Sea at Hurghada
    23. 23. 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).
    24. 24. COUNTRY •LEADER: Mohammed Morsi •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
    25. 25. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES • • • • January 25, 2011 Revolution Against the dictator regime. Under this regime: No freedom, corruption, poverty, and • neglect of people basic needs for food, education, and health services.
    26. 26. ECONOMICS Tourism (Historic, Religious, and Entertainment). Oil Industry and Natural Gas. Manufacturing (Clothing, Appliances, and others). Agriculture (Cotton).
    27. 27. 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?
    28. 28. RELIGION(S)
    29. 29. 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
    30. 30. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
    31. 31. FOOD
    32. 32. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
    33. 33. 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.
    34. 34. 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-
    35. 35. LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media

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