Published on March 6, 2014
Egypt KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
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: Arab Republic of Egypt Population: 82.5 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Cairo Largest city: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza Area: 1 million sq km(386,874 sq miles) Major language: Arabic Major religion: Islam, Christianity Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 76 years (women) Monetary unit: Egyptian Pound Main exports: Petroleum, petroleum products, cotton GNI per capita: US $2600 (World Bank, 2011)
LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS What you can see in Egypt * Ancient Egyptian monuments * Historic Places * Religious Places * Entertainment Important Cities Cairo (The Capital), Giza , Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Aswan, Luxor.
ABU SIMBEL SOUTH OF ASWAN
Temple of Philae Aswan
Citadel of Salah Eldin
Sarm El Sheikh
Egypt Water Park
Red Sea at Hurghada
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).
COUNTRY •LEADER: Mohammed Morsi •GOVERNMENT: •VOTING AGE:
CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES • • • • January 25, 2011 Revolution Against the dictator regime. Under this regime: No freedom, corruption, poverty, and • neglect of people basic needs for food, education, and health services.
ECONOMICS Tourism (Historic, Religious, and Entertainment). Oil Industry and Natural Gas. Manufacturing (Clothing, Appliances, and others). Agriculture (Cotton).
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?
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
NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS
CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
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.
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-
LINKS • Learn more- social media in their countrywebsites with more info- music- city- travel • News Media
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