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European Languages: German, English, Italian, French and Russian
How do the languages of Europe contribute to diversity?
<ul><li>Sharing a language is one of the strongest unifying forces for a culture.  </li></ul>
European Languages <ul><li>People who speak the same </li></ul><ul><li>language share the same or </li></ul><ul><li>simila...
Language and Culture <ul><li>When people move they bring </li></ul><ul><li>their language, customs, and  </li></ul><ul><li...
German <ul><li>Official language of both Germany and Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Many dialects of German are spoken in Germa...
Greek <ul><li>Greek was the major language </li></ul><ul><li>of the ancient world and evolved </li></ul><ul><li>into the l...
The Greek Alphabet <ul><li>Alpha  2. Beta 3.  Gamma  4. Delta 5. Epsilon 6 . Zeta  7. Eta 8.  Theta  9. Iota 10.  Kappa  1...
Slavonic Languages <ul><li>Slavic people speak three different Slavonic languages depending on where they live. </li></ul>...
 
French and Italian Languages <ul><li>French and Italian both trace their roots to Latin </li></ul><ul><li>“ Romanica Loqui...
French and Italian Languages cont. <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>French   is the official language of France </...
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European Languages

  1. 1. European Languages: German, English, Italian, French and Russian
  2. 2. How do the languages of Europe contribute to diversity?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Sharing a language is one of the strongest unifying forces for a culture. </li></ul>
  4. 4. European Languages <ul><li>People who speak the same </li></ul><ul><li>language share the same or </li></ul><ul><li>similar culture are usually </li></ul><ul><li>in the the same: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethnic group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religious group </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Language and Culture <ul><li>When people move they bring </li></ul><ul><li>their language, customs, and </li></ul><ul><li>traditions with them </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural diversity- when a nation </li></ul><ul><li>or region has many differing </li></ul><ul><li>races, ethnic groups, languages, </li></ul><ul><li>and/or religions </li></ul>
  6. 6. German <ul><li>Official language of both Germany and Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Many dialects of German are spoken in Germany and other nations in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Two basic groups formed because of geography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low German in the north </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High German in the south </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Greek <ul><li>Greek was the major language </li></ul><ul><li>of the ancient world and evolved </li></ul><ul><li>into the language spoken today </li></ul><ul><li>Greek has a history that is </li></ul><ul><li>the longest of any of the </li></ul><ul><li>European languages </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Greek Alphabet <ul><li>Alpha 2. Beta 3. Gamma 4. Delta 5. Epsilon 6 . Zeta 7. Eta 8. Theta 9. Iota 10. Kappa 11. Lambda 12 . Mu 13. Nu 14. Xi 15. Omicron 16. Pi 17. Rho 18. Sigma 19. Tau 20. Upsilon 21. Phi 22. Chi 23. Psi 24. Omega </li></ul>
  9. 9. Slavonic Languages <ul><li>Slavic people speak three different Slavonic languages depending on where they live. </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Slavonic languages are the basis of three modern languages: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ukrainian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Belarusian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Russian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Slavonic language people could speak to one another, but they did not have a written language </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. French and Italian Languages <ul><li>French and Italian both trace their roots to Latin </li></ul><ul><li>“ Romanica Loqui” – “ means to speak in Roman fashion” </li></ul><ul><li>This is why </li></ul><ul><li>French and Italian </li></ul><ul><li>are referred to </li></ul><ul><li>as Romance </li></ul><ul><li>languages </li></ul>
  11. 12. French and Italian Languages cont. <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>French is the official language of France </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also spoken widely in Belgium and Switzerland </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Italian is the official language of Italy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spoken in Switzerland, too </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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