PHILIPPINES -named after King Phillip I of Spain (1478 –1506) KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD.

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PHILIPPINES -named after King Phillip I of Spain (1478 –1506) KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD Slide 2 INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILEINTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE – Leandro Venturina – Graduate Studies – Statistics – Bulacan, Philippines – Still pursue teaching career in Math and Statistics Slide 3 PHILIPPINES Slide 4 COUNTRY QUICK FACTS Full name: Philippines Population: 94.8 million (2011) Capital: Manila Largest city: Quezon City (where I taught) Area: 300,000 sq km (115,831 sq mi) Major language: Filipino, English (both are official) Dialects/ Local Language: More than 40 different languages Major religion: Catholic Christianity, Islam Life expectancy: 66 yrs (men), 73 yrs(women) Monetary unit: Philippines peso Main exports: Electric machinery, clothing, food, live animals, timber, chemicals GNI per capita: US $2,210 (World Bank 2011) Slide 5 LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS LANDFORMS OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT EVENTS Banaue Rice Terraces Makati Business District Manila Bay Palawan Island Pangasinan Hundred Islands Mayon Volcano Slide 6 LANGUAGE: HELLO (Kamusta) GOOD BYE (Paalam) YES (Oo) NO (Hindi) THANK YOU (Salamat) YOUR WELCOME (Walang Anuman) PLEASE (Pakiusap) I LOVE YOU (Mahal Kita) HOW ARE YOU? (Kamusta ka ka? EXCUSE ME (Makikiraan) I AM SORRY (Hindi ko Sinasadya) Slide 7 PHILIPPINES LEADER: President: Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino : son of former Lady-President GOVERNMENT: Republic, Presidential system, Constitutional republic,Unitary state VOTING AGE: 18 Slide 8 CURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUESCURRENT EVENTS OR KEY ISSUES Divorce Law Reproductive Health Bill Claim of Sabah Territory (part of Sultanate of Sulu) Claim of Scarborough Shawl against China Slide 9 ECONOMICS  What products or services is your country known for? Rice and corn. Tourism is also a growing industry because of the natural/ historical landmarks.  What kinds of products are imported to your country? Chocolates and  What kinds of products are exported from your country? Raw materials like coconut meat, coffee beans and sugar cane.  What is the economy like today in your country? Slowly growing. Slide 10 EVERYDAY-ECONOMICS Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans, credit cards, cash… Jobs – what age do young people start working - kinds of jobs ? At least high school graduate/ 16 yrs. old. Students and money- Impact for this age group?- do kids get an allowance? Work? Parents provide everything basically. Slide 11 RELIGION(S) Catholic Muslim Buddhism Taoism Slide 12 GENDER- ROLE OF GIRLS / BOYS – MEN/WOMEN How is it growing up as boy or girl in family and society? Dress Slide 13 NATIONAL FESTIVALS-HOLIDAYS EVENTS Slide 14 FOOD Slide 15 CONTEMPORARY CUSTOMS- MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS Slide 16 EVERYDAY LIVINGEVERYDAY LIVING Typical Day- schedule : 8 am- 4 pm A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old Study-Homework Extracurricular Family Life- traditional housing- extended family- Pets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks- zoos-parks etc. Slide 17 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- Slide 18 LINKS Learn more- social media in their country- websites with more info- music- city- travel News Media Slide 19