Loving The Gringo Ppt

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Personal anecdotes of a bilingual couple of educators illustrate different areas of multicultural misunderstandings that affect the language acquisition and acculturation of foreign speakers in our society. This presentation is informative, fun, and entertaining.

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Loving The Gringo Ppt

  1. 1. LOVING THE GRINGO<br />A BICULTURAL LIFE<br />
  2. 2. Icebreaker: Questions about Culture<br />Our Story:<br />Cultural Perceptions <br />Relationships: Falling in love<br />Language<br />Time and Space/Religion<br />Food and Dress<br />Communication: personal identity<br />AGENDA<br />
  3. 3. Music<br />Christmas in uruguay<br />Closure: How do you judge<br />AGENDA (cont.)<br />
  4. 4. Perceptions & Stereotypes<br />Family & Relationships<br />Life cycle<br />Roles<br />Communication & Language<br />Religion<br />Health & Hygiene<br />Food<br />Dress<br />History & Traditions<br />Holidays & Celebrations<br />Education<br />Work & Play<br />Time & Space<br />Natural Phenomena<br />Pets & Other Animals<br />Art & Music<br />Expectations<br />Entertainment & Sports<br />CULTURE: Categories<br />
  5. 5. Cultural Perceptions<br />
  6. 6. Relationships <br />Dancing the twist behind Flanagan Building<br />Falling in Love<br />
  7. 7. LANGUAGE<br />Learning to communicate with family and friends<br />Communicating: the test of fire<br />
  8. 8. TIME AND SPACE/RELIGION<br />“Tonight’s the night”<br />Legally yours<br />
  9. 9. FOOD AND DRESS<br />LA PARRILLA<br />El Gauchito<br />
  10. 10. Personal identity<br />
  11. 11. EL REY DEL TANGO<br />Music: CARLOS GARDEL<br />
  12. 12. CHRISTMAS IN URUGUAY<br />
  13. 13. Advice<br />Candidate A<br />Candidate B<br />Candidate C<br />HOW DO YOU JUDGE?<br />
  14. 14. Candidate A: Franklin D. Roosevelt<br />Candidate B: Winston Churchill<br />Candidate C: Adolph Hitler<br />Advice: If you said YES, you would have killed…<br />BEETHOVEN!!!<br />ANSWERS<br />
  15. 15. BATMAN AND ROBIN<br />Hall of Fame<br />
  16. 16. PLEASE CONTACT US:<br />billmar@cfl.rr.com<br />

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