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SPAIN...
and the stereotypes
And, no, we're not going to talk about music…
or maybe yes…
Inmaculada María Fernández Teijei...
Where I come from ? Source: www.
Where I come from ? I come from Galicia
Sources: www.nicolomaffeo.es https://commons.wikimedia.org
Where I come from ? SOURCE: www.mapainteractivo.net
A Coruña SOURCES: www.wikipedia.com and www.flickr.com
Stereotypes
What is an “stereotype”?
– “To believe unfairly that all people or things with a
particular characteristic are...
Examples of stereotypes
●
Examples of stetereotypes
12 Stereotypes about the Spanish that
are definitely NOT true
SOURCE: www.huffingtonpost.com
1. We all know how to dance
t...
Flamenco
●
● SOURCE: www.fotolog.com
● There are other regional dances: In
Madrid, it’s the chotis; in Galicia, the
muiñei...
Bullfighting
Actually, bullfighting is
quite controversial in
Spain.
There are anti-bullfighting
associations throughout
t...
We are lazy and take naps daily
● We cannot take one
every day (we wish!).
● This painting's tittle is
“La siesta”. The
au...
We eat paella everyday
● Paella is a Valencian rice
dish with ancient roots
that originated in its
modern form in the mid-...
We eat paella everyday
● Not even close. It’s
common in Valencia, but
every region has its own
cuisine and its own
special...
And not only tortilla...
● In Galicia, my region, we
eat empanada, “pulpo á
feira” octopus, galician
sausage, caldo and lo...
And even not only drink sangria
SOURCE: www.flickr.com SOURCE: www.flickr.com
Actually we prefer wine or
beer or simply wa...
We eat tacos
This is not Mexico. We may speak the same language, but
that doesn’t mean that we eat the same food
SOURCE: w...
We eat tacos
This is not Mexico. We may speak the same language, but
that doesn’t mean that we eat the same food
SOURCE: w...
We all have dark skin, brown eyes
and black hair.
SOURCE: http://jesusgonzalezfonseca.blogspot.lt/
And what about dark eyes...?
SOURCE: http://jesusgonzalezfonseca.blogspot.lt/
We're very religious and attend
mass frequently
Spain is filled with
churches from north to
south. However, Spain is
a sec...
We only live in Madrid and Barcelona
Spain has 47 million inhabitants, according to data from the
National Statistic Insti...
We only live in Madrid and Barcelona
LITHUANIA SPAIN GALICIA
65.000 Km2 505.000 Km2 29.000 Km2
2.890.000 hab. 47.000.000 h...
We spend all our time partying
SOURCES: ARDE LUCUS: www.elprogreso.galiciae.com, RAPA DAS BESTAS: www.wikipedia.es, ENTROI...
It is very hot...really?
1. Vilnius, 2. A Coruña, 3.Madrid, 4.
Málaga and 5. Salamanca.
SOURCE: www.wikipedia.org
J F M A ...
12 Stereotypes about the Spanish that
are definitely true
SOURCE: www.huffingtonpost.com
1. Our English is pretty bad.
2. ...
Stereotypes in Europe
SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
Stereotypes in Europe
SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
Stereotypes in Europe
SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
Stereotypes in Europe
SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
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Small presentation about Spain for English students, in Lithuania during my Erasmus+ job shadowing. It's a funny comparison between my galician culture and the stereotypes about Spain.
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Spain and the stereotypes

  1. 1. SPAIN... and the stereotypes And, no, we're not going to talk about music… or maybe yes… Inmaculada María Fernández Teijeiro CIFP Someso A Coruña (Spain)
  2. 2. Where I come from ? Source: www.
  3. 3. Where I come from ? I come from Galicia Sources: www.nicolomaffeo.es https://commons.wikimedia.org
  4. 4. Where I come from ? SOURCE: www.mapainteractivo.net
  5. 5. A Coruña SOURCES: www.wikipedia.com and www.flickr.com
  6. 6. Stereotypes What is an “stereotype”? – “To believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same…” www.merrian-webster.com
  7. 7. Examples of stereotypes ● Examples of stetereotypes
  8. 8. 12 Stereotypes about the Spanish that are definitely NOT true SOURCE: www.huffingtonpost.com 1. We all know how to dance the Flamenco. 2. Bullfighting is universally loved 3. We are lazy and take naps daily. 4. We eat paella every day. 5. We’re constantly drinking sangria. 6. We eat tacos. 7. We all have dark skin, brown eyes and black hair. 8. We’re very religious and attend mass frequently. 9. We only live in Madrid and Barcelona. 10. We spend all our time partying. 11. It is veeeery hot. 12. Rafa Nadal/Marc Marquez is our only athlete.
  9. 9. Flamenco ● ● SOURCE: www.fotolog.com ● There are other regional dances: In Madrid, it’s the chotis; in Galicia, the muiñeira; the jota in Aragón and the sardana in Catalonia, just to give a few examples. ● You can see here young traditional music in Galicia. ● No, we don’t. This dance is native to the south of Spain. SOURCE: www.todocoleccion.net
  10. 10. Bullfighting Actually, bullfighting is quite controversial in Spain. There are anti-bullfighting associations throughout the country, and in regions like Catalonia and the Canaries bullfights are prohibited.
  11. 11. We are lazy and take naps daily ● We cannot take one every day (we wish!). ● This painting's tittle is “La siesta”. The author was the spanish painter Ramón Martí Alsina. SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA
  12. 12. We eat paella everyday ● Paella is a Valencian rice dish with ancient roots that originated in its modern form in the mid- 19th century near Albufera lagoon on the east coast of Spain adjacent to the city of Valencia. SOURCES: text: www.wikipedia.org picture: www.flickr.com
  13. 13. We eat paella everyday ● Not even close. It’s common in Valencia, but every region has its own cuisine and its own specialities. If we had to choose a national dish, it would undoubtedly be the Spanish tortilla (which consists of eggs, potato and onion). SOURCE: www.flickr.com
  14. 14. And not only tortilla... ● In Galicia, my region, we eat empanada, “pulpo á feira” octopus, galician sausage, caldo and lots and lots of seafood. SOURCE: www.commons.wikipedia.org SOURCE: www.commons.wikipedia.org SOURCE: www.commons.wikipedia.org
  15. 15. And even not only drink sangria SOURCE: www.flickr.com SOURCE: www.flickr.com Actually we prefer wine or beer or simply water. Sangría is for tourists or for picnics in the countryside with young people.SOURCE: www.aguasdemondariz.com
  16. 16. We eat tacos This is not Mexico. We may speak the same language, but that doesn’t mean that we eat the same food SOURCE: www.wikipedia.org
  17. 17. We eat tacos This is not Mexico. We may speak the same language, but that doesn’t mean that we eat the same food SOURCE: www.wikipedia.org
  18. 18. We all have dark skin, brown eyes and black hair. SOURCE: http://jesusgonzalezfonseca.blogspot.lt/
  19. 19. And what about dark eyes...? SOURCE: http://jesusgonzalezfonseca.blogspot.lt/
  20. 20. We're very religious and attend mass frequently Spain is filled with churches from north to south. However, Spain is a secular country with religious freedom, only the 10% of the population regularly attends mass. The 70% of the population in Spain claims to be catholic. SOURCE: www.infovaticana.com SOURCE: www.flickr.com SOURCE: :www.turgalicia.es SOURCE: www.gl.wikipedia.org
  21. 21. We only live in Madrid and Barcelona Spain has 47 million inhabitants, according to data from the National Statistic Institute (INE), and of those people, only 4.8% million reside in these cities. That's just 10% of the population. SOURCE OF THE MAP: www.zonu.com
  22. 22. We only live in Madrid and Barcelona LITHUANIA SPAIN GALICIA 65.000 Km2 505.000 Km2 29.000 Km2 2.890.000 hab. 47.000.000 hab. 2.700.000 habb. Vilnius 531.000 hab. Madrid 3.200.000 hab. Santiago de Compostela 98.000 Kaunas 300.000 (2) Klaipeda 156.000 (3) Valencia 780.000 (2) Sevilla 690.000 (3) Zaragoza 680.000(4) Málaga 560.000 (5) Murcia: 439.000 (6) Vigo 295.000 (14) A Coruña 245.000 (18)
  23. 23. We spend all our time partying SOURCES: ARDE LUCUS: www.elprogreso.galiciae.com, RAPA DAS BESTAS: www.wikipedia.es, ENTROIDO DE LAZA: www.turismo.gal,NASEIRO: www.salirdefiestas.com, ROMERÍA VIKINGA: http://www.españaescultura.es/, XIRA DOS CANEIROS: www.commons.wikipedia.org Let's hope... but unfortunately.. not. We, in Galicia are proud of our traditional holidays.
  24. 24. It is very hot...really? 1. Vilnius, 2. A Coruña, 3.Madrid, 4. Málaga and 5. Salamanca. SOURCE: www.wikipedia.org J F M A M J J A S O N D year 1. -6.1 -4.8 -0,6 5,7 12,5 15,8 16.9 16.3 11.6 6.6 1.2 -2.9 6.02 2. 10.8 11.1 12.4 13.0 15.0 17.4 19.0 19.6 18.6 16.1 13.3 11.5 14,8 3. 6.3 7.9 11.2 12.9 16.7 22.2 25.6 25.1 20.9 15.1 9.9 6.9 15.0 4. 12.1 12.9 14.7 16.3 19.3 23.0 25.5 26.0 23.5 19.5 15.7 13.2 18.5 5. 4.0 5.5 8.3 10.1 14.0 18.8 21.5 21.1 17.6 12.6 7.6 4.9 12.2
  25. 25. 12 Stereotypes about the Spanish that are definitely true SOURCE: www.huffingtonpost.com 1. Our English is pretty bad. 2. We like to drink… 3. And we also love eating. 4. We’re very family-oriented. 5. We have SO MANY bars. 6. We cook well (very well). 7. We’re very affectionate, even with new acquaintances. 8. We speak very loudly. 9. We are on a different schedule from much of the rest of Europe. 10. We’re always late. 11. We love free stuff. 12. Soccer is EVERYTHING to us.
  26. 26. Stereotypes in Europe SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
  27. 27. Stereotypes in Europe SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
  28. 28. Stereotypes in Europe SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
  29. 29. Stereotypes in Europe SOURCE:www.alphadesigner.com
  30. 30. Ačiū!Ačiū! Muchas graciasMuchas gracias Thank youThank you Follow me in twitterFollow me in twitter @areafol@areafol
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    Feb. 15, 2020

Small presentation about Spain for English students, in Lithuania during my Erasmus+ job shadowing. It's a funny comparison between my galician culture and the stereotypes about Spain. License: Commons CC-NC-SA Follow me in twitter: @areafol

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