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  1. 1. Slovakia
  2. 2. <ul><li>Women and men have equal rights under the law , including property and inheritance rights </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly all Slovakians are literate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schooling is compulsory for ten years, from age 6 – 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There is no fee to attend university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Admission is highly competitive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are 13 universities, the oldest is Comenius University in Bratislava </li></ul></ul> Family Life (3 of 4) Page
  3. 3. Social Etiquette (3 of 5) <ul><li>Greetings are warm yet not overly emotive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The most common greeting will be a handshake, direct eye contact and the relevant greeting for the time of day: &quot;dobré rano&quot; (good morning), &quot;dobré popoludne&quot; (good afternoon), and &quot;dobru noc&quot; (good evening) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The informal greeting &quot;ahoj&quot; (hi) is often used among friends </li></ul></ul> Page
  4. 4. Business Etiquette (1 of 8) <ul><li>Slovak businesspeople initially take a formal and distant approach to people in business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be prepared for a seemingly cold reception at first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This approach is however changing as a younger generation becomes more involved in business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They are more willing to dispense of protocol and a slightly lower level of formality will be used </li></ul></ul> Page
  5. 5. Trivia (5 of 5) <ul><li>Famous people or families from Slovakia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Actors: Angelina Jolie, Paul Newman, John Malkovich, Peter Lorre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artists: Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly, Martin Benka, Ludovit Fulla, Vincent Hloznik </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Songwriter/singer: Paul Simon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie director: Ivan Reitmann </li></ul></ul> Page
  6. 6. Download “Slovakia” PowerPoint presentation at <ul><li>40 slides include : 18 Points on General Information, 12 Points on Family Life, 20 Points on Food, 15 Points on Food Etiquette, 14 Points on Social Etiquette, 23 Points on Business Etiquette, and 15 Points on Trivia. </li></ul> Page Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again.