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  1. 1. Group Presentation By: M.Daniyal Ashfaq (2013-CS-051) Shahrukh Hussain (2013-CS-032) M.Waleed Aslam (2013-CS-014) Hafiz Owais Siddiqui (2013-CS-007) Sagar Kumar Ahuja (2013-CS-039) Adviser: Syed Sohail Ahmed Sub: Communication Skills Department of Computer Science Sir syed University of Engineering And Technology, Karachi Country: Mexico
  2. 2. Introduction Mexico, (officially the United Mexican States), is a country in North America, lying between the United States of America to the north, and Guatemala and Belize to the southeast. It is one of the most popular tourist countries on the planet.
  3. 3. Topics 1. The Country: i. History & Government ii. Land & Climate iii. Economy iv. Education v. Transportation vi. Health 2. People of Mexico: i. Population ii. Language iii. Religion iv. Holidays v. Attitudes 3. Life Style of Mexico: i. Position of Family ii. Social & Economics Levels iii. Business Hours iv. Food 4. Cultural Customs i. Methods of Greeting one another ii. Non-Verbal Behavior 5. Words & Phrases.
  4. 4. 1. The Country History & Government Land & Climate Economy Education Transportation Health
  5. 5. History: People had been living in the Valley of Mexico for many centuries before the arrival of the Aztecs in the thirteenth century and the conquering Spaniards soon after that. The basin had no natural outlet and several lakes formed in the valley, attracting inhabitants to their shores. Not far from present-day Mexico City, more than 100,000 people lived in Teotihuacán, the "Place of the Gods," before it was inexplicably abandoned around A.D. 750. Many other groups moved in and out of the valley. The Country:
  6. 6. Government: The federal government of Mexico is the national government of the United Mexican States that takes place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic whose government is based on a congressional system, whereby the President of Mexico is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party electoral system. President “Enrique PENA NIETO” is the present Chief of State and Head of Government (since 1-Dec-2012). The Country:
  7. 7. The Country: Land: Mexico is a large country containing almost 2 million square kilometers. Most of Mexico is highland or mountainous and less than 15% of the land is arable; about 25% of the country is forested.
  8. 8. Climate: The topography is very diverse, and the climate reflects this fact. At any time of the year you can find an area of Mexico with a perfect climate. Many parts of the central highlands and some coastal locations, have "perfect" weather all Year round. It has very small seasonal changes. The Country:
  9. 9. Economy: Mexico's economy is driven by tourism, industrial production, oil and gas production, textiles and clothing, and agriculture. Mexico produces and exports a wide selection of agricultural goods. Just about every kind of fruit and vegetable is grown on giant modern irrigated farms and small family plots. The Country:
  10. 10. Education: Education in Mexico is regulated by the Secretariat of Public Education. Aside from many public schools and universities, you can also choose an international school for your children. American, German, French or Japanese Schools are available as well. The Country:
  11. 11. The Mexican education system has three levels: 1.Basic education: consists of preschool, primary school and lower secondary education. 2.Upper Secondary Education: Further it has two types:- i. High school: Two, Three or four years Programs. Depending on school your children attend. ii. Professional Technical Education: Two, Three or Five years Programs. 3.Tertiary Education: Further it has three types:- i. Higher Technician: Two Years Program, Short Level Of Bachelor’s. ii. Bachelor’s Degree: Four Years Program, Graduation Level. iii. Postgraduate Studies: Master’s or Doctoral Degree
  12. 12. Transportation: Mexico has an excellent bus system. First class buses are a preferred way to travel for many North Americans. Trains also are available, but the standards do vary. For many people, air travel is the way to go. There are many excellent airports in the country. All resort areas are served by airports, and many people cruise by boat to coastal destinations. The Country:
  13. 13. The Country: Health: Mexico’s many larger centers offer first class hospitals, and a full range of health care. Pharmaceuticals are widely available and at prices lower than the U.S. or Canada. Doctors are well trained and they even do house calls!. Health insurance is also available and it is inexpensive.
  14. 14. 2. The People of Mexico Population Language Religion Holidays Attitudes
  15. 15. Population: Mexico has a total population of about 116,220,947 (July 2013 estimate), making it the eleventh most populous country in the world. The capital of Mexico, Mexico City has a metropolitan area population of 21.2 million, though just under 9 million of those people live in the city proper, making it the country's most population dense city. Other major metropolitan areas include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, and Tijuana. People of mexico:
  16. 16. Language: The Mexican people have over 60 native languages spoken by over 6 million people in Mexico but their national language is Spanish which is spoken by over 95% of the population. English is also spoken by many people for business and for daily basis tourist activities. People of mexico:
  17. 17. Religion: Mexico is a secular country, having no official Religion but most Mexicans are Christians. This is emphasized by the fact that Christmas is a national holiday and all schools in Mexico close for a vacation during Easter. People of mexico:
  18. 18. Holidays: Holidays By Law: Date: Event: January 1: New Year’s Day. February 5: Constitution Day. March 21: Benito Juarez's birthday (Most Beloved President) May 1: Labor Day. September 16: Independence Day’s Military Parade November 20: Mexican Revolution Day. December 25: Christmas Day. People of mexico:
  19. 19. Holidays By Religion: Date: Event: January 6: Epiphany Day (Mexican Exchange Christmas Presents). February: Lent (Celebrated By Dancing in Streets). February 2: Candle-Mas. February 24: Flag Day. March 18: Expropriation of the Oil Industry in 1938. April: Easter. April 30: Childrens’ Day. May 5: Honors of Mexican Victory over French Army in 1862. May 10: Mother’s Day. June 1: Navy Day. September 13: Child Heroes of Chapultepec. October 12: Columbus Day. November 1 & 2: Day of the Dead. December 12: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Honoring Mexico's Patron Saint). People of mexico:
  20. 20. Attitudes: Mexico is a very class-conscious society where social stratifications are well-defined. Mexicans are very welcoming, warm and friendly people. Speak a little Spanish, and they will go out of their way to be helpful with honesty and punctuality. People of mexico:
  21. 21. 3. Life Style of mexico Position of Family Social & Economic Levels Business Hours Food
  22. 22. Position of Family: Family is a central theme in Mexico, and a cornerstone of the culture. It is not unusual for three or sometimes four generations of family to meet up for afternoon lunch, sit around the table, talk, gossip, laugh and joke with each other. This is not a special Event, this is family life as usual!. At the weekends, parks, museums, and local attractions are packed with families enjoying their free time together. Life style of Mexico:
  23. 23. Social & Economic Levels: Now, Government has set an ambitious course of economic and social reforms, for which it has obtained broad political support. The policies of the past several years have positioned the country well in terms of macroeconomic and financial performance, but economic growth remains insufficient and more needs to be done to improve well being. This economic survey puts forward reforms aimed to achieve higher income levels and better social conditions in Mexico. Life style of Mexico:
  24. 24. Business Hours: The Work Week. The federal Labor Law of Mexico sets forth a maximum of 48 hours per week as the amount of hours a laborer can work without going overtime. The Work Day: For every 6 days of work ( Monday through Saturday ), employees are entitled to one day of rest with full pay. Work Shifts: There are 3 work shifts, consisting of the day shift ( eight hours ), the night shift ( seven hours ) and the mixed shift ( 7 1/2 hours ). The mixed shift is part day shift and part night shift. Overtime: In that case the hourly wage can be double or even triple the normal hourly wage, depending on how many hours overtime you work. In the event that the overtime is on a holiday, the hours are paid at triple the normal hourly wage. Life style of Mexico:
  25. 25. Life style of Mexico: Food: Mexico offers a wide variety of excellent dining opportunities. Any type of food is available, and in the better restaurants, the food preparation, presentation and service are among the best in the world. Prices vary from ridiculously low, to as much as you would pay in a nice restaurant anywhere.
  26. 26. The Most Famous Mexican Food and Top Ten dishes: 1.Tacos al Pastor 2. Pozole Life style of Mexico:
  27. 27. 3. Enchiladas Verdes 4. Tacos Campechanos Life style of Mexico:
  28. 28. 5. Torta Cubana 6. Tamales Life style of Mexico:
  29. 29. 7. Mole 8. Tacos Arabes 9. Esquites/Elotes 10. Chilaquiles Life style of Mexico:
  30. 30. 4. Cultural customs Methods of Greeting One Another Non-Verbal Behavior
  31. 31. Cultural customs: Methods of Greeting One Another: In Mexico for men, Shaking hands or giving a slight bow when introduced is considered as the Greeting.
  32. 32. When greeting a Mexican woman women, they only bow and Shake hands only if she extends her hand first. Cultural customs:
  33. 33. Cultural customs: Non-Verbal Behavior: Mexicans generally stand close together when conversing. They Don't show signs of discomfort, which would be considered rude by your Mexican counterpart.
  34. 34. It is considered rude to stand around with your hands in your pockets. Cultural customs:
  35. 35. 5. Words & Phrases
  36. 36. Words and phrases: Word: Meaning: 1. gracias (thanks) 2. Bueno (good) 3. De (of, from) 4. Su (your, her, his, their) 5. Hacer (to do, to make) 6. Amigo (friend) 7. por favor (please) 8. No (no) 9. En (on, in) 10.un, uno, una(a, one)
  37. 37. Meaning: Phrase: Prononciation: What is your name? Como se llama? KOH-moh say YAH-mah How are you? Como estas? KOH-moh es-TAHS Hi (casual) Hola OH-lah Nice to meet you Mucho gusto MOO-choh GOO-stoh See you Hasta la vista ah-STAF lah-VEES-tah Goodbye Adios ah-dee-YOHS Good morning Buenos dias BWAY-nohs DEE-yahs Good afternoon Buenas tardes BWAY-nahs TAR-dehs Good evening/night Buenas noches BWAY-nahs NOH-chehs Thank you Gracias GRAH-see-yas Words and phrases:
  38. 38. In Mexico, At every turn, there is so much to see and do! Immerse yourself in adventure activities, water sports, cultural sites, an unbelievable variety of food, and a sizzling nightlife!. That’s the Reason it is known the one of the most popular tourist countries on the planet. Quote: In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. By: Confucius Conclusion
  39. 39. Mexico Tour Video
  40. 40. References: Mexico Tours & Travel | Intrepid Travel Mexico Tourism Official Website | VisitMexico Culture in Mexico | Important holidays in Mexico Typical Mexican Dishes - Eating in Mexico - Learning Spanish in Mexico | Sprachcaffe Virtual Mexico, culture, health care, housing, crime, map, safety, living Mexico History - Culture, Religion and Lifestyle in Mexico Mexico: social attitudes, punctuality, honesty, security, religion and attitude to death What Are the Main Languages Spoken in Mexico - Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia