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Dominican republic


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Dominican republic

  1. 1. By: Jackson and Kevin
  2. 2.  Almost all of the people speak Spanish About 8,000 people speak Samaná English Phrases • Hi-Hola • How are you-¿Cómo está usted? • What is your name- ¿Como se llama? • I ate a hamburger- Yo como la hamburgesa
  3. 3.  Spanish is a Romance language named for its origins as the native tongue of a large proportion of the inhabitants of Spain. It is also named Castilian after the Spanish region of Castile where it originated. Spanish is the second most natively spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese.
  4. 4.  Breakfast they eat eggs or meat just like in the US Arepa is very popular as street food in the Dominican Republic. An arepa is a dish made of ground corn dough or cooked flour
  5. 5.  Merengue and Bachata are the 2 most popular types of music Nico Lora made Merengue and Angel Viloria made it popular in the US
  6. 6.  Agricultural land was long the nation’s most important economic resource. About one-third of the land is under permanent cultivation. Pastures and meadows account for more than two-fifths of the total. Dominican Republic impacts us because there are many places to visit there that are fun so then Dominican Republic gets more money.
  7. 7.  Things to do there • Surfing • Zip lining • Kite Boarding • Diving
  8. 8.  Literacy rate is 89.1 Unemployment rate is 14.4 These aspects connect to the USA because the USA unemployment rate is low just like Dominican Republic.
  9. 9. "Dominican Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2012. < wiki/Dominican_Republic>."Dominican Republic :: Resources -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia." Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2012. < Republic/54436/Resources>."Dominican Republic cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2012. <>.