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A presentation on Egypt as part of the #KYCKYW project.

A presentation on Egypt as part of the #KYCKYW project.

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  • On this slide include Country Name, Flag, country emblem/ seal/ coats of arms <br /> Resources: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm <br /> http://www.national-anthems.net/ ( can also upload MP3 version of your countries national anthem from this site) <br />
  • Personalized for each speaker from country. <br />
  • Select your country’s map from: <br /> http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1 <br /> 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. <br />
  • Select your country’s map from: <br /> http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1 <br /> 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. <br />
  • Statistics <br /> ¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters) <br /> Area <br /> Capitol <br /> Population <br /> Major Religions <br /> Major Languages- Sample of language in native script- Country name - <br />
  • 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 <br /> Or Landforms and Geography <br />
  • Language(s) Spoken- how to say basic conversational words- vocabulary list - in english- pronunciation – native language- sample of script in native language <br />
  • Include on this slide any significant current events, upcoming elections, headline news… <br />
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm <br /> Good website to find photos of currency <br />
  • Include significant National Festivals, events, heritage – historic customs and traditions that still exist <br /> Unusual Celebrations <br />
  • 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, <br />
  • 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 <br /> Birthday celebrations- National Day- Typical Vacations- National Popular Sports- Rites of Passage- Growing Up <br />
  • A Day in the Life- Around the world http://www.timeforkids.com/ <br /> Go to the Around the World section- select your country and select “ a day in the life” <br />
  • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm <br /> (Has media section listing news sources) <br />

Know Your Community - Know Your World Egypt mahfoze Know Your Community - Know Your World Egypt mahfoze Presentation Transcript

  • Egypt KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
  • 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
  • COUNTRY MAP View slide
  • COUNTRY MAP View slide
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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 NO YOUR WELCOME I LOVE YOU • EXCUSE ME YES HOW ARE YOU I AM SORRY • DO YOU SPEAK ______? • MY NAME IS _______ • I AM __________( NATIONALITY).
  • COUNTRY •LEADER: Mohammed Morsi •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
  • 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.
  • ECONOMICS Tourism (Historic, Religious, and Entertainment). Oil Industry and Natural Gas. Manufacturing (Clothing, Appliances, and others). Agriculture (Cotton).
  • 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?
  • RELIGION(S)
  • 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
  • NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
  • FOOD
  • CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
  • 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.
  • 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-
  • LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media