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How to record yourself with your mobile and convert the audio file ?

1. record yourself with your mobile

2. mail you the audio file

3. download it

4. go to http://online-audio-converter.com/fr/ 

5. upload your file and convert it into MP3 format

6. Download it

7. Mail this file.mp3 to me : gurunes@laposte.net


Social habits

Infographics about a social habit in an English speaking country

 

"Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things," said Cristina De Rossi, an anthropologist* at Barnet and Southgate College in London.

 

*An anthropologist is a researcher, a person who studies the differences between societies. He/she studies the different ways of thinking, dressing, marrying…

 

Activity

 

  • You have to build an infographic about a social habit that is representative of an English speaking country.
  • Write a short comment of your infographic
  • send the infographic (jpeng format) and the comment (.doc format) at this address : gurunes@laposte.net
  • Beware your 2 files are well named : your-lastnames-class-suject - Beware to complete  your mail correctly : section "Objet", section mail : Dear Ms; Le Gurun, etc.... and please check the attached files are really...attached !

 

Australia is a wealthy country. Australia's economy faced the global economic downturn by keeping stable growth. The largest Australian economic resources are mining related to export, telecommunication and manufacturing. 69% of Australia’s GPD is from tertiary sector with as main customers countrys like New-Zeland, USA and others.. Australia is part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

 

Australian culture have celticwestern and Asian influences by peoples who arrived in Australian by St-Kilda in the 1930s. Because of the proximity to the ocean Australians a lot surfwears. They do a lot of sport like surf, rugby, football or hockey. They at meal like lamb,beef or kangaroo and a lot of vegetables . There is a lot of famous Australians actors like Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackman, Alex O'Loughlin, Russell Crowe and more others..

Ninnog

 

Tristan
Tristan

Namibia

 

Identification

 

“Namibia was colonised by Germany and South Africa and was named « Sudwestafrica » or South West Africa .Those who opposed colonial rule preferred Namibia from Nama/damara , word meaning “shield” used for the coastal desert . The Namib , wich long protected the interior from access by sea . During the colonial period , many indigenous people were dispossessed of their lands and relegated to reserves established for each ethnic group . It gained independence in 1990 .”

 

Location and geography

 

“Covering 825 000 square kilometers on the south west coast of Africa , Namibia is bordered by Angola and Zambia (north) , Botswana ( east) , South Africa (south) and the Atlantic ocean (west) .Namibia is the driest country in sub-saharan Africa , Namibia only has permanent rivers on its northern and southern borders .”

 

Demography

 

“With larges expanses of arid and semi-arid land , Namibia has a small population ( about 1.7 millions ) for its size . The population is youthful with 44 percent aged 14 and under , and only 4 percent older than 65 ! About 60 persons live in the far north where rainfall is sufficient for gain farming .In 1996, Namibia’s capital city Windhoek had a population of 183 000.”

 

Symbolism

 

“The colors on the national flag symbolize important natural and humans characteristics of Namibia : Sunlight and the desert (yellow) , rain and the ocean (blue) , crops and vegetation (green) , the blood shade in war (red) , and peace and reconciliation (white) , school children sing the national anthem daily ; it is also heard on the radio and at national celebrations .”

 

Emma & Marion