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