What do you know about China? Anything you can tell me about the 19 th century to early 20 th century? Anything about the China today? - The Great Walls: since the 5th century BC through the 16th century. 5,500 miles long.
The first Chinese writings appeared about 8000 years ago, as symbolic carvings on the turtle shells. But it is widely agreed that oracle bone script is the oldest Chinese characters system, which has over 3000 years of history. Language– Begin speaking your language and have students guess what you are saying! Then teach them how to say “Hello! My name is ___”! Games– Play Rock, Paper, Scissor in your language. Play a True and False game with fun facts about your country. Winner gets a round of applause!
Largest countries: Russia (11.5%), Canada (6.7%), China (6.5%), U.S. (6.5%) Ethnic groups: Han (92%) Video : 10 minutes and you know about China http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvEVEIzmYBc&feature=related
What is your definition of Global Citizenship? What are his/her responsibilities and/or rights? What does a Global Citizen care about? Are you a Global Citizen? Why?
Your family and friends Your house / apartment Your hobbies Special holidays/celebrations with your family
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Are you a Global Citizen?
-- How to make a positive impact in the world --
People’s Republic of China
• Population: over 1.3 billion
• Capital city: Beijing
• Territory: the 3rd
largest country of the
• Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese
• 56 ethnic groups
largest economy in the world
Who is a Global Citizen?
My Answer: a person who thinks,
works, and lives in way that connect
to people of all cultures
A little about me…
• Born in Chongqing, moved to Beijing
• Came to Columbia University for
graduate study in 2005 (School of
International and Public Affairs)
• Love travel, food, reading, sports
Rio de Janeiro
Ho Chi Minh
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THE AMERICAS EUROPE AFRICA AND
I work in the public relations / communication industry.
1) Working as a local ambassador
to bridge different cultures.
2) Giving back to my community
- Volunteer program we initiated to
correct English signage in Beijing, in the
subway stations, airport, train station,
so as to help foreign tourists and visitors
get better directions in the city.
- Even little contribution makes a
Group Activity: Taking Action
1) Get in to your groups.
2) Write down ONE thing that you can
do to improve the issue either in
NYC or abroad (in your passports!).
1) Share with the class!
Thank You! Good-bye!
Xie Xie! Zai Jian!