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We are so different by Tarasova

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We are so different by Tarasova

  1. 1. We are so differentWe are so differentParticipant from Russia:Participant from Russia:Tarasova YuliaTarasova YuliaParticipanParticipant from USAt from USA::KendallKendall
  2. 2. STRUCTURESTRUCTURESocial aspectSocial aspectClimateClimateMapsMapsGovernmentGovernmentFoodFoodEconomicsEconomicsHistoryHistory
  3. 3. Social aspectSocial aspectfirst letter to me was the most challenging andfirst letter to me was the most challenging andexciting. I was looking forward to a response.exciting. I was looking forward to a response.
  4. 4. • Hi, Kendall! My names Yuliya. I’m from Russia.Hi, Kendall! My names Yuliya. I’m from Russia.Where are you from? Im 19, do you? I finished schoolWhere are you from? Im 19, do you? I finished schoollast year, and now Im a student of Krasnoyarsk Statelast year, and now Im a student of Krasnoyarsk StateTeacher Trening University. I’m music lover, butTeacher Trening University. I’m music lover, butespecially love alternative rock, hardcore, post-rock,especially love alternative rock, hardcore, post-rock,metal core and classical music. Free time I like tometal core and classical music. Free time I like tospend with my friends, when we are together we dospend with my friends, when we are together we donot get bored, because we are crazy. I like I like tonot get bored, because we are crazy. I like I like toread books, listen to music, a good movie andread books, listen to music, a good movie anddiscover something new for me. I love sports,discover something new for me. I love sports,especially football, with my friends, were often in theespecially football, with my friends, were often in thesports bars. I am very sociable, I like to make newsports bars. I am very sociable, I like to make newfriends. Tell me about the city in which you live?friends. Tell me about the city in which you live?What are your favorite places? Can share photos?What are your favorite places? Can share photos?
  5. 5. • Hi My names Kendall. Im in 9th grade, what grade areHi My names Kendall. Im in 9th grade, what grade areyou in? what type of music do you like? I like justyou in? what type of music do you like? I like justabout anything but love alternative rock. I spend mostabout anything but love alternative rock. I spend mostof my time with my friends, doing photography,of my time with my friends, doing photography,listening to music and reading. What do you like to dolistening to music and reading. What do you like to doin your free time? Do you have to wear uniforms toin your free time? Do you have to wear uniforms toschool? I used to at my old school. Do you play anyschool? I used to at my old school. Do you play anysports? I fence, Its a lot of fun I have a ton of friends insports? I fence, Its a lot of fun I have a ton of friends inthe club. Whats your favorite subject in school? I likethe club. Whats your favorite subject in school? I likewriting and reading so literature is my favorite. to bewriting and reading so literature is my favorite. to behonest Im not really much of a talker. what abouthonest Im not really much of a talker. what aboutyou?you?
  6. 6. We are looking for common interestsWe are looking for common interestsDifferencies inRussiaSimilarities Differenciesin the USAI love to discoversomething new formeWe love to readbooksHe likesdoingphotographyI love sports,especially footballWe lovealternative rockWe love spendingtime with ourfriends
  7. 7. ClimateClimateDifferencies in Russia Similarities Differencies in the USAIn Russia winters are reallysevereWe have 4 seasons —summer, winter, spring andautumnin Georgia the weather isvery randomThe lowest wintertemperature in Siberia is40 degrees of Cesiusbellow zeroDuring winter many peopletravel to warmer climateslike FloridaDuring the swimmingseason we is very short andit begins with such aholiday as Ivan KupalaTypical summertemperature is 75 to 86degrees F
  8. 8. MapsMapsDifferencies inRussiaSimilarities Differencies inthe USARussia has 83subjects of theFederationIn our countriesthere is morethan one timezoneUSA has 50statesMoscow is thecapital of RussiaThe capital ofthe USA isWashingtonRussia borderedthe Pacific andArctic oceanThe USAborders threeoceans: thePacific, Arcticocean andAtlantic.
  9. 9. GOVERNMENTGOVERNMENTRussiaRussiaRussia is Presidential-Russia is Presidential-parliamentary republic with aparliamentary republic with adominant partydominant partyVladimir Putin is our presidentVladimir Putin is our presidentAuthorities are divided intoAuthorities are divided intofederal, regional and localfederal, regional and localThe laws common to allThe laws common to allsubjects of the federation.subjects of the federation.USAUSATheir government is a republicTheir government is a republicThe person who is in charge ofThe person who is in charge ofthe government is Barrackthe government is BarrackObama. He is the presidentObama. He is the presidentUSA has only two parties: theUSA has only two parties: theDemocratic and the RepublicanDemocratic and the RepublicanEach state may adopt its ownEach state may adopt its ownlawslaws
  10. 10. FoodFoodRussiaRussiaTraditional Russian dishesTraditional Russian dishesare okroshka, borsh,are okroshka, borsh,pelmeny, vareniky,pelmeny, vareniky,salo and olive.salo and olive.Russian prefer home-Russian prefer home-made food. We likemade food. We likeItalian, Japanese,Italian, Japanese,Chinese and CaucasianChinese and Caucasiancuisine.cuisine.USAUSAIn America, everyoneIn America, everyoneloves fast food burgers,loves fast food burgers,pizza, hot dogs, frenchpizza, hot dogs, frenchfries and prefer to drinkfries and prefer to drinka Coca-Cola is. In thea Coca-Cola is. In theNorth America there areNorth America there aregreat sweets, differentgreat sweets, differentfor each holiday.for each holiday.
  11. 11. ECONOMICSECONOMICSDifferencies in Russia Similarities Differencies in USAServices sector is morethan 56%Both countries are in theUNServices sector is morethan 79%Sixth among the worldeconomy in terms of GDPat PPPBoth countries are in theanti-terrorist coalitionLargest economy in theworld, as well as PPP, innominal terms, of not lessthan a quarter of globalGDP since the end ofWorld War II.Raw materials economy,exports of natural gas andoilThe external debt of theUnited States onDecember 30, 2011, thedebt was $ 15 trillion
  12. 12. HISTORYHISTORYDifferencies in Russia Similarities Differencies in USAHistory of Russia has moreHistory of Russia has morethan 1,150 years. It is verythan 1,150 years. It is verycolorful and full of events:colorful and full of events:wars, revolutions, thewars, revolutions, thepower shift. In the Russianpower shift. In the Russianthe great scientists,the great scientists,philosophers, writers andphilosophers, writers andpoliticians were born andpoliticians were born andeducated . Such aseducated . Such asMendleev, Gagarin, Lenin,Mendleev, Gagarin, Lenin,Stalin, Ivan the Terrible andStalin, Ivan the Terrible andPeter I.Peter I.Russia and the U.S.Russia and the U.S.participated in the Worldparticipated in the WorldWar IIWar IIHistory of the UnitedHistory of the UnitedStates has about 200 years.States has about 200 years.Originally a British colony,Originally a British colony,this country has managedthis country has managedto win freedom and in ato win freedom and in aremarkably short time toremarkably short time tobecome a world power.become a world power.Russia and the USARussia and the USAparticipated in the Coldparticipated in the ColdWarWar

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