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Ab Cs Of Culture


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Ab Cs Of Culture

  1. 1. ABC’s of Culture
  2. 2. Appearance <ul><li>Clothing (colors, how it is worn, what is worn and when it is worn, type of materials, how it is made) </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Hairstyles </li></ul><ul><li>Make-Up </li></ul>
  3. 3. Belief System <ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Superstitions </li></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><li>What roles should / do people play (Who raises the children? What is Men’s work?) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communication <ul><li>Language (spoken language, body language) </li></ul><ul><li>Names, Titles </li></ul><ul><li>Proper ways of speaking in different situations </li></ul><ul><li>How people talk to others </li></ul><ul><li>How people act toward others </li></ul>
  5. 5. Dates <ul><li>History and Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Holidays & Special Occasions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Entertainment <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Crafts </li></ul><ul><li>Dances </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul><ul><li>Hobbies </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Food <ul><li>Types </li></ul><ul><li>Spices </li></ul><ul><li>Special Occasions </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>How people eat </li></ul><ul><li>When they eat </li></ul>
  8. 8. Government <ul><li>Laws (What are they? Who makes them?) </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers (Who are they? Who chooses them? What powers do they have?) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Housing <ul><li>Style </li></ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Use of rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement of furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Etc </li></ul>
  10. 10. Information <ul><li>Informal (What you learn from peers and relatives) </li></ul><ul><li>Formal (What you learn in school) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Jobs <ul><li>How people make a living </li></ul><ul><li>What technology is available </li></ul><ul><li>Type of money used </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation used </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kind of Environement <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Features </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation </li></ul><ul><li>Etc </li></ul>
  13. 13. Leftovers <ul><li>Information that doesn’t fit into one of the above categories such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diseases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health care </li></ul></ul>