SERBIA

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 QUICK FACTS
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Full name: Republic of Serbia
Population: 9.9 mil (2011 including Kosovo)
Capital...
LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT
EVENTS
LANGUAGE:
• HELLO

GOOD BYE

• THANK YOU
• PLEASE

NO

YOUR WELCOME

I LOVE YOU

• EXCUSE ME

YES

HOW ARE YOU

I AM SORRY...
COUNTRY

•LEADER: President: Tomislav Nikolic
• Prime Minister: Ivica Dacic
•GOVERNMENT:
•VOTING AGE:
CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
ECONOMICS
 What products or services is your country known
for? What are the products that are
grown/made (agricultural, ...
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)
    http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • 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.
  • 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 -
    Other resources- ¨ State Department country information at
    http://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 Consulates
    http://www.usembassy.gov/
    http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • 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
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • Language(s) Spoken- how to say basic conversational words- vocabulary list - in english- pronunciation – native language- sample of script in native language
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • 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.htm
    Good 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.)
  • 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,
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • 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 Serbia

    1. 1. SERBIA 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 QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Republic of Serbia Population: 9.9 mil (2011 including Kosovo) Capital: Belgrade Largest city: Area: 88,361 sq km(34,116 sq mi) Major language: Serbian Major religion: Christianity Life expectancy: 72 yrs(men), 77 yrs (women) Monetary unit: Dinar Main exports: Manufactured goods, food, live animals, machinery and transport • GNI per capita: US $5,680(2011)
    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. COUNTRY •LEADER: President: Tomislav Nikolic • Prime Minister: Ivica Dacic •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
    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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