- Ice Breaking: 4 Corners
- Mini Discussions with guests:
- Each group will have 10 minutes to talk to a guest. Here is some possible content to discuss.
- Did you understand all of the guest’s presentation? What parts did you not understand? Are there any words, phrases, or concepts you heard for the first time? Ask the guest questions about his or her speech to clarify what she/he said. You can also confirm your guest’s answers to the below questions:
Are there any responses you do no think are true?
What else do you think we should know about your country?
- Until now, you have talked about how people in your country imagine your guest’s country, why don’t you ask your guest what her/his images of Japan were before she/he came to this country. How accurate were the guest’s images?
4. Closing words: JH
Please write about what you learned from the discussions that you had with two guests on the MMCE Blog. Please do this by June 30.
Uyghur is regarded as unknown place for many people in the world. Even though people don’t know much of its cultures, we can see some of them because Uyghur is the mother of many things in the world. For example, noodles are origins of pasta, and the Uyghur language is origin of east languages such as Turkish.
Also,Uyghur is really multicultural place. There are 9 countries around Uyghur (China, Pakistan, Mongolia, Turkey etc.) that have influences to its culture. Though there are many faces in Uyghur and some looks like a Chinese, only 10 percent of the Uyghur population can speak Chinese and 100 percent of the people are Muslim.
As to our group’s survey, almost all are right but there are some wrong stereotypes. Uyghur people are not nomadic nor nomadic.
Food:French live on bread. Wine is famous,but
Beaujolais Nouveau isn't treat an
expensive wine. And cheese has nothing
to do with France.
People:There are basically mix people in
France. Black,Arabian...there are
various race. And,there are many
National flag:Flag of France was a symbol
of the revolution movement.
It expresses freedom and
People know a lot about Russian people. For example, Dostoevsky, Putin, Rasputin, Sharapova, Arshavin, Tchaikovskii and so on.
Many people think that Russia is a cold country, but it depends on season and locations. In northern place, it is very cold and has a lot of snow in winter. On the other hand, Saint Petersburg is about 25 degrees now.
The location of Russia is good because Russia locates between Europe and Asia. Because of the closeness of Europe, Marina can study English and use English, and because of the closeness of Asia, she can learn Asian languages. She chose Japanese as her third language among the Asian languages.
After the presentation→In fact,not so many black men and they don’t call black man
but ‘brown man’ in Southest Asia.
After the presentation→In fact,they speaks over 180 kinds of languages.And under
the data is survey for language’s percentage.
※Filipino and English is official language.
Tagalog 22million, Cebuano 20million, Ilokano 7.7million, Hiligaynon 7million, Waray-Waray 3.1million, Kapampangan 2.9million, Chavacano 2.5million
After the presentation→In fact,North area is not so hot though Southest Asia.
After the presentation→In fact Philippine is made of 7107 islands.It’s very surprise truth.
After the presentation→In fact,there are 90 percent for Christiantity.This is unbelievable,but we got under the data.
Religion in the Philippines
Christiantity 90％, Islam 5％, Buddhism 2％, Hinduism 1％, Others 2％
After the presentation→In fact the pub is where only they can drink and drug is the
Our group was very surprised about religion because 90 percent for Christiantity.
Now,we know that is prejudice and ideology.There were our image from some
Information by the education and the medias.
Food:Pakistani like spicy food like India.
Religion:The religion of Pakistan is Islam.
The turban is related to Islam.
Climate:There are some climate situation in
Person:The color of skin is blown not black.
Incident:There are disputes not incident.
Individual person decides to participate to disputes.