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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
Country Quick Facts • Full name: • Population: • Capital: • Largest city: • Area: • Major language: • Major religion: • Life expectancy: • Monetary unit: • Main exports: • GNI per capita:
Language: • HELLO GOOD BYE YES NO • THANK YOU YOUR WELCOME • PLEASE I LOVE YOU HOW ARE YOU • EXCUSE ME I AM SORRY • DO YOU SPEAK ______? • MY NAME IS _______ • I AM __________( NATIONALITY).
country • LEADER: • GOVERNMENT: • VOTING AGE:
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?
Everyday-Economics • Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans, 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?
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
Everyday Living • Typical Day- schedule • A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old • Study-Homework • Extracurriculars • Family Life- traditional housing- extended family- • Pets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks-zoos-parks etc.
Similarities-Differences • Wrap up with what they notice- similar their country to us- different- Future- 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-
Links • Learn more- social media in their country- websites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media