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Know Your Community - Know Your World Serbia

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Know Your Community - Know Your World Serbia

  1. 1. SERBIA 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 QUICK FACTS • • • • • • • • • • Full name: Republic of Serbia Population: 9.9 mil (2011 including Kosovo) Capital: Belgrade Largest city: Area: 88,361 sq km(34,116 sq mi) Major language: Serbian Major religion: Christianity Life expectancy: 72 yrs(men), 77 yrs (women) Monetary unit: Dinar Main exports: Manufactured goods, food, live animals, machinery and transport • GNI per capita: US $5,680(2011)
  5. 5. LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
  6. 6. 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).
  7. 7. COUNTRY •LEADER: President: Tomislav Nikolic • Prime Minister: Ivica Dacic •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
  8. 8. CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES
  9. 9. ECONOMICS  What products or services is your country known for? What are the products that are grown/made (agricultural, manufacturing, mining, services)?  What kinds of products are imported to your country?  What kinds of products are exported from your country?  What is the economy like today in your country?
  10. 10. 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?
  11. 11. RELIGION(S)
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
  14. 14. FOOD
  15. 15. CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
  16. 16. 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.
  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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