Mexican Traditions

6,250 views

Published on

Published in: Self Improvement
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
6,250
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
52
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Mexican Traditions

  1. 1. Mexican traditions
  2. 2. “ Food” <ul><li>Corn, beans, rice and chili are the basic food. Often, they join with spices, vegetables and meat or fish in the daily meal. </li></ul><ul><li>The food changes somewhat from area to area, but Tortilla, beans and the spicy sauces are usual in the whole country. Quesadillas (a cooked tortilla with cheese) and tacos (a rolled up tortilla filled with meat, chicken or fish and cheese and onion) are, also very popular plates. </li></ul><ul><li>The pozole (soup of vegetables and pig) and the birria (lamb soup). The Enchilada are folded tortillas with beef, cheese or chicken and covered with a hot sauce. Enfrijoladas is also from meat, cheese or chicken of Folded tortilla, but covered with a sauce of beans and cheese. </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Tequila” <ul><li>Tequila is the most famous liquor in Mexico . It was named after a little town in the state of Jalisco. </li></ul><ul><li>Tequila is made from a plant called “maguey” or “agave”, </li></ul><ul><li>There are several kinds of tequila, white, aged, etc… </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ Social interaction ” <ul><li>In Mexico t he usual way of greeting is a handshake or a little nod although hugs are common among friends… </li></ul><ul><li>Women usually are greeted with a kiss on the cheek.. </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican people always greet a lot… good morning!!! Good afternoon!!! Good night!!!... </li></ul>
  5. 5. “ Amusement” <ul><li>Soccer is the most popular sport in Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>Bullfighting also has a number of spectators. </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeo </li></ul><ul><li>Charreada </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican music is always accompanied by a Mariachi </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Important celebrations” <ul><li>January 1st… New Year’s day </li></ul><ul><li>January 6th…Epiphany </li></ul><ul><li>Febraury 14th… Saint Valentine’s day </li></ul><ul><li>November 2nd… Day of the Dead </li></ul><ul><li>September 16th… Independence day </li></ul>

×