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S: Coach Groves 2nd Period Culture Project

FC: South Africa | By: Kyle Ballard

1: Art | In their art, the South Africans paint what is going on around them, or of something that is important to them.

2: Buildings | Circa on Jellicoe | Durban Stadium | Charity Chair Cape Town | The Freedom Park | Joc Blue Hills

3: Communications | The South Africans communicate through....... | Telephones | TV | Radio | Internet | They communicate in the same way that the US does.

4: Dress | The wear clothing that protect skin from sun

5: Economy | Mixed Economy | High rate of poverty and low GDP per capita | Middle Income Country with lots of resources

6: Family | A lot of families are poor, struggle from day to day. | Families work very hard for the little that they have.

7: Government | 3 Capitals | 1. Cape Town - Largest/Legislative Capital | 2. Pretoria - Administrative capital | 3. Bloemfontein - Judicial Capital | Bicameral Parliament

8: History | Ethnic Conflicts | Immigration | People from all around wanted to settle South Africa

9: Icons | Soccer is the most popular sport in South Africa. They host the FIFA world cup in 2010.

10: Jobs | Agriculture | Manufacturing | Service Industry | Trade Industry

11: Knowledge | Knowledge in South Africa is passed down the same way as it is in the US. | Books | Internet | Legends | Talking

12: Language | "Ag man" | "aweh/awe" | "baas" | "babbelas" | "bakgat" | "bakkie" | "bakvissie" | "bale" | "befok" | "bek" | "bill" | "blerrie/bladdy" | "bliksem" | "boskak" | "bru" | "dagga" | "dinges" | "donner"

13: Movement and Migration | Walking | Car | Train | Bus | Roads

14: National Pride | Cape of Good Hope | Kruger National Park | Rhodes memorial | Table Mountain

15: Organizations | The Association of Chambers of Commerce (ASSOCOM) | South African Chamber of Business (SACOB) | YMCA/YWCA | Girl Guides Association of South Africa | National Catholic Federation of Students | South African Student Congress

16: Population | Over 49 million people | Africans are the majority | Asians are the minority | 51.3% of the people are female | 48.7 of the people are male

17: Quality of Life | The quality of life is higher than most African Countries | Because of aids, the life expectancy of someone from South Africa is 51.5 years.

18: Religion | About 80% of South Africans are Christian. | They celebrate: | Christmas | and | Easter

19: Status | South Africa has had to overcome racism from its past | White people have the highest status | Black people have a low status

20: Taboos | Funerals should always be attended over business things. | It is unacceptable to dress nice for a workshop. | Red lights are just a suggestion, not a law | It is unacceptable to not obey the law of gravity

21: Urban or Rural | Both: It depends on the job that they have | People live in cities for manufacturing and stuff | People live on the countryside for farming.

22: Vacation and Recreation | South Africa is all about soccer | FIFA World Cup | The kids like to play soccer and sports in their free time

23: Ways of Everyday Life | In South Africa if they can not afford a washer and dryer, which a lot of them can't, they do everything the old fashioned way.

24: X Marks the Spot | South Africa is on the coast, so they rely heavily on the ocean. | Have a hot climate

25: Yum | Love Barbeque's | Potjiekos | Boerewors | Melktert

26: Ztuff

27: Biltong and Foods | 1. Beef jerky, any style (commercially packaged) 2. Dried apricots or plums (prunes) | Ingredients | This is just a snack that the Africans take on the go. | Seafood | Fruits and Vegetables | Meat - Beef

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