PHILIPPINES

-named after King Phillip I of Spain (1478 –1506)

KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY –
KNOW YOUR WORLD
INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE
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Leandro Venturina
Graduate Studies
Statistics
Bulacan, Philippines
Still pursue t...
PHILIPPINES
COUNTRY QUICK FACTS
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Full name: Philippines
Population: 94.8 million (2011)
Capital: Manila
Largest ...
LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT
EVENTS

Banaue Rice Terraces

Manila Bay
Makati Business District

Palawan Island

P...
LANGUAGE:
• HELLO (Kamusta) GOOD BYE (Paalam)
• YES (Oo)

NO (Hindi)

• THANK YOU (Salamat)
• YOUR WELCOME (Walang Anuman)...
PHILIPPINES

•LEADER: President: Benigno “Noynoy”
Aquino
: son of former Lady-President
•GOVERNMENT: Republic, Presidentia...
CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
• Divorce Law
• Reproductive Health Bill
• Claim of Sabah Territory (part of Sultanate of
Sul...
ECONOMICS
 What products or services is your country known
for? Rice and corn. Tourism is also a growing
industry because...
EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS
• Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans,
credit cards, cash…
• Jobs – what age do young...
RELIGION(S)
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Catholic
Muslim
Buddhism
Taoism
GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS –
MEN/WOMEN
• How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and
society?
• Dress
NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS
EVENTS
FOOD
CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS &
TRADITIONS
EVERYDAY LIVING
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Typical Day- schedule : 8 am- 4 pm
A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old
Study-Homework
Extracurric...
SIMILARITIES-DIFFERENCES
• Wrap up with what they notice- similar their
country to us- differentFuture- Where do they see ...
LINKS
• Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel
• News Media
Know Your Community - Know Your World Philippines leandro
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  • On this slide include Country Name, Flag, country emblem/ seal/ coats of arms
    Resources: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm
    http://www.national-anthems.net/ ( can also upload MP3 version of your countries national anthem from this site)
    http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • Personalized for each speaker from country.
  • Select your country’s map from:
    http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1
    On this slide- country map- Note for teacher & Presenters- Possible Map Skills Opportunity- Where country is in relation to Akron, Ohio – Use google earth free upload.
  • Statistics
    ¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters)
    Area
    Capitol
    Population
    Major Religions
    Major Languages- Sample of language in native script- Country name -
    Other resources- ¨ State Department country information at
    http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/index.htm ( more in depth information)
    ¨ The CIA World Factbook country information at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html ( more in depth information)
    ¨ BBC News Country Profile at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm (best for gathering statistics for presenters)
    ¨ The Economist Country Briefing
    http://www.economist.com/topics (search by country name)
    ¨ Embassy of Country in U.S. website:
    http://www.embassy.org/embassies/
    US Embassies and Consulates
    http://www.usembassy.gov/
    http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • History or Geography- Highlights of important historical events for country-regions / Early Civilizations and/ or defining historical events that created country and culture social structures
    Or Landforms and Geography
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • Language(s) Spoken- how to say basic conversational words- vocabulary list - in english- pronunciation – native language- sample of script in native language
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • Include on this slide any significant current events, upcoming elections, headline news…
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
    Good website to find photos of currency
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • Include significant National Festivals, events, heritage – historic customs and traditions that still exist
    Unusual Celebrations
  • Everyday food, Purchasing food- grocery store, outdoor market, grow their own, time allotted for eating- primary meal of the day- typical school lunch experience- do they cook-Treats- What is special to your country-culture- candy, fruits, meats,
    National geographic Xpeditions: http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?xpop=1&ar_a=1 (current events, religions, economy, landmarks, etc.)
  • Contemporary Customs and Traditions- Pop Culture (Arts-Music- what makes your country famous and who makes your country famous)- Games, Sports, Music, Hrs day-week of TV / Facebook-Computer-Video Games-texting (do they have cell phone? Wii? Facebook
    Birthday celebrations- National Day- Typical Vacations- National Popular Sports- Rites of Passage- Growing Up
  • A Day in the Life- Around the world http://www.timeforkids.com/
    Go to the Around the World section- select your country and select “ a day in the life”
  • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm
    (Has media section listing news sources)
  • Know Your Community - Know Your World Philippines leandro

    1. 1. PHILIPPINES -named after King Phillip I of Spain (1478 –1506) KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
    2. 2. INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE – – – – – Leandro Venturina Graduate Studies Statistics Bulacan, Philippines Still pursue teaching career in Math and Statistics
    3. 3. PHILIPPINES
    4. 4. COUNTRY QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Philippines Population: 94.8 million (2011) Capital: Manila Largest city: Quezon City (where I taught) Area: 300,000 sq km (115,831 sq mi) Major language: Filipino, English (both are official) Dialects/ Local Language: More than 40 different languages Major religion: Catholic Christianity, Islam Life expectancy: 66 yrs (men), 73 yrs(women) Monetary unit: Philippines peso Main exports: Electric machinery, clothing, food, live animals, timber, chemicals • GNI per capita: US $2,210 (World Bank 2011)
    5. 5. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS Banaue Rice Terraces Manila Bay Makati Business District Palawan Island Pangasinan Hundred Mayon Volcano
    6. 6. LANGUAGE: • HELLO (Kamusta) GOOD BYE (Paalam) • YES (Oo) NO (Hindi) • THANK YOU (Salamat) • YOUR WELCOME (Walang Anuman) • PLEASE (Pakiusap) • I LOVE YOU (Mahal Kita) • HOW ARE YOU? (Kamusta ka ka? • EXCUSE ME (Makikiraan) • I AM SORRY (Hindi ko Sinasadya)
    7. 7. PHILIPPINES •LEADER: President: Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino : son of former Lady-President •GOVERNMENT: Republic, Presidential system, Constitutional republic,Unitary state •VOTING AGE: 18
    8. 8. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES • Divorce Law • Reproductive Health Bill • Claim of Sabah Territory (part of Sultanate of Sulu) • Claim of Scarborough Shawl against China
    9. 9. ECONOMICS  What products or services is your country known for? Rice and corn. Tourism is also a growing industry because of the natural/ historical landmarks.  What kinds of products are imported to your country? Chocolates and  What kinds of products are exported from your country? Raw materials like coconut meat, coffee beans and sugar cane.  What is the economy like today in your country? Slowly growing.
    10. 10. EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS • Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans, credit cards, cash… • Jobs – what age do young people start working - kinds of jobs ? At least high school graduate/ 16 yrs. old. • Students and money- Impact for this age group?- do kids get an allowance? Work? Parents provide everything basically.
    11. 11. RELIGION(S) • • • • Catholic Muslim Buddhism Taoism
    12. 12. GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS – MEN/WOMEN • How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and society? • Dress
    13. 13. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
    14. 14. FOOD
    15. 15. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
    16. 16. EVERYDAY LIVING • • • • • • Typical Day- schedule : 8 am- 4 pm A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old Study-Homework Extracurricular Family Life- traditional housing- extended familyPets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parkszoos-parks etc.
    17. 17. 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-
    18. 18. LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media

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