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Know Your Community - Know Your World Egypt mahfoze

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A presentation on Egypt as part of the #KYCKYW project.

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Know Your Community - Know Your World Egypt mahfoze

  1. 1. Egypt KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
  2. 2. INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE • Name, Photo of yourself, family if possible – – – – – Topics: Why are you in Akron What are you studying What city are you from Career- future plans
  3. 3. COUNTRY MAP
  4. 4. COUNTRY MAP
  5. 5. COUNTRY QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Arab Republic of Egypt Population: 82.5 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Cairo Largest city: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza Area: 1 million sq km(386,874 sq miles) Major language: Arabic Major religion: Islam, Christianity Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 76 years (women) Monetary unit: Egyptian Pound Main exports: Petroleum, petroleum products, cotton GNI per capita: US $2600 (World Bank, 2011)
  6. 6. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS What you can see in Egypt * Ancient Egyptian monuments * Historic Places * Religious Places * Entertainment Important Cities Cairo (The Capital), Giza , Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Aswan, Luxor.
  7. 7. THE PYRAMIDS
  8. 8. THE SPHINX
  9. 9. ABU SIMBEL SOUTH OF ASWAN
  10. 10. Temple of Philae Aswan
  11. 11. Egyptian Hieroglyphics
  12. 12. Hieroglyphics Symbols
  13. 13. King Tut
  14. 14. Camel Ride
  15. 15. Citadel of Salah Eldin
  16. 16. Cairo Tower
  17. 17. The Nile
  18. 18. Alexandria
  19. 19. Sarm El Sheikh
  20. 20. Egypt Water Park
  21. 21. Hurghada
  22. 22. Red Sea at Hurghada
  23. 23. LANGUAGE: • HELLO GOOD BYE • THANK YOU • PLEASE NO YOUR WELCOME I LOVE YOU • EXCUSE ME YES HOW ARE YOU I AM SORRY • DO YOU SPEAK ______? • MY NAME IS _______ • I AM __________( NATIONALITY).
  24. 24. COUNTRY •LEADER: Mohammed Morsi •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
  25. 25. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES • • • • January 25, 2011 Revolution Against the dictator regime. Under this regime: No freedom, corruption, poverty, and • neglect of people basic needs for food, education, and health services.
  26. 26. ECONOMICS Tourism (Historic, Religious, and Entertainment). Oil Industry and Natural Gas. Manufacturing (Clothing, Appliances, and others). Agriculture (Cotton).
  27. 27. EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS • Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacyloans, credit cards, cash… • Jobs – what age do young people start working kinds of jobs- ? • Students and money- Impact for this age group?do kids get an allowance? Work?
  28. 28. RELIGION(S)
  29. 29. GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS – MEN/WOMEN • How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and society • Dress • Gender rites / rituals • Education- College-Grad • At Work • At Home • Roles in Society
  30. 30. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
  31. 31. FOOD
  32. 32. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
  33. 33. EVERYDAY LIVING • • • • • • Typical Day- schedule A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old Study-Homework Extracurriculars Family Life- traditional housing- extended familyPets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks-zoos-parks etc.
  34. 34. SIMILARITIES-DIFFERENCES • Wrap up with what they notice- similar their country to us- differentFuture- Where do they see themselves- 5-10 years from now Why is the international exchange important to them Conversation- what has the class learned from their presentation- most surprising-
  35. 35. LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media

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