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  1. 1. My Culture Guide of Phoenix By: James S.
  2. 2. Flag, map and country Population The population in Phoenix is 1,321,045.
  3. 3. Government <ul><li>George Bush is the President of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Janet Napolitano is the Governor of Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>Phil Gordon is the mayor of Phoenix </li></ul>
  4. 4. Major Religions <ul><li>Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Catholic </li></ul>
  5. 5. Family Life <ul><li>The male goes to work </li></ul><ul><li>The female cooks (also cleans if there is no maid) and sometimes works </li></ul><ul><li>The child goes to school and does his chores </li></ul><ul><li>The maid cleans (cooks if the mom doesn’t want to) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Food <ul><li>Beef </li></ul><ul><li>Pork </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken </li></ul><ul><li>Pie (apple pie, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Desserts </li></ul>
  7. 7. Traditions <ul><li>4 th of July (independence day)-Fireworks </li></ul><ul><li>Labor day-No work </li></ul><ul><li>Valentines day-Give heart shaped cards to people </li></ul><ul><li>Easter-collect eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Mother’s day-Treat mother nicely </li></ul><ul><li>Father’s day-Treat father nicely </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas-give and get gifts </li></ul><ul><li>April fools day-prank other people </li></ul><ul><li>Birthdays-celebrate someone’s birthday with presents and a party </li></ul><ul><li>Weddings-celebrate someone else's or your marriage </li></ul>
  8. 8. Education <ul><li>500 public schools </li></ul><ul><li>Over 440,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>130 parochial schools with over 19,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>One of the largest 2 year community colleges </li></ul>
  9. 9. Entertainment and Recreation <ul><li>Theme parks </li></ul><ul><li>Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Carnivals </li></ul><ul><li>Pools </li></ul><ul><li>Computer games </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics (PSP, DS, X-Box) </li></ul><ul><li>T.V </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2 Invisible Features Importance of time Time is really important because you might have other meetings or appointments to go to and can’t wait for someone.
  11. 11. 2 Invisible Feature (continued) Values: We value education, family and friendship. Education: It is valuable because you can get a good job in your later life. Family: It is valuable because you need to be together as much as possible (especially on holidays and celebrations), make all of the family feel included and happy. Friendship: It is valuable because you have someone to rely on for help at school or to feel like you belong.
  12. 12. Communication <ul><li>Phone </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Verbally </li></ul><ul><li>Hand signals </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul>
  13. 13. Advice <ul><li>Be polite </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be late for a meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Think before you act </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank You

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