3South Korean National Anthem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CceXXXubvdE
4LocationSouth Korea is located in East Asia, on the southern half of the Korean PeninsulaLand mass is approximately 100,032 square kilometresThe approximate coordinates are 37° North, 127° 30 EastIt is bordered by North Korea to the north by the 38th Parallel, which is heavily guarded by the DMZSurrounded by the Yellow Sea from the West, East China from the South, and the Sea of Japan from the EastUnlike Japan or the northern provinces of China, the Korean Peninsula is geologically stableClimateTemperate climate with four distinct seasonsHumid with dry winter
5Statistics & Facts Government Type: Unitary State Capital: Seoul This is not AndrewGovernment Type: Unitary StateCapital: SeoulLanguage: KoreanTotal Population: 49.8 millionHuman development Index Rank: 28Gross Domestic Product: $25, USDNatural Increase Rate: 0.3% annuallyLiteracy Rate: The country has a literacy rate of 40% with an education expenditure of 8% of GDP.Total population educated: 97.9%male: 99.2%female: 96.6% (2002)
6CultureThe teachings of Confucius describe the positions of an individual in a Korean societyThe family is the most important part of Korean lifeIt is important to maintain a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere at all timesBowing in South Korea is a way to show respect, greetings, and thankfulness.Simple bow- tilting head forwardKeun Jeol 큰절- this is used during formal occasions.*Remember the lower you bow, the more respect you are showingJesa 제사 this is a traditional Korean Ceremony where you give respects ancestors*For girls they can do the Keun Jeol or another type of bow called the Jakeun jeol (a smaller bow). 작은절Images are taken from Google Images.
7Religion Religious Freedom in South Korea The Korean Constitution guarantees religious freedom, mandates the separation of religion and state, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of religious beliefs.52%- Non-Religious15%- Buddhist13% believe in Protestantism7% are Catholic5%- believe in Shamanism4%- believe in Cheondoism3% identify themselves as other
8Popular Vs. Folk Culture K-DramaK-PopMotorcyclesUlzzangCouple CostumesJjimjilbang (bathhouse)Plastic SurgeryKBC TVSamsung GalaxyJinju geommuKorean Music ParadeTraditional House HanokHanbok (dress)Hwarot Bridal RobeBibimbapUlzzang
9Music-Present day music in South Korea consists of Traditional Korean folk music and K-pop (Popular Music).Traditional Korean folk music has existed since the 15th century.Pansori (판소리) is a long vocal and percussive music played by one singer and one drummer.Pungmul:(풍물) is a Korean folk music tradition that is a form of percussion music that includes drumming, dancing, and singing.Sanjo:(산조) is played without a pause in faster temposNongak:(농악) "farmers' music" represents a musical genre which has been developed by peasants in the agricultural society of KoreaK-Pop has existed since 1990’sAn abbreviation of Korean pop musicHip-hopR&BPop BalladDance-PopElectronicMostly Consisted of Group BandsBig Bang2NE1Girls GenerationShinee
10FOODThe korean cuisine is based upon main dishes and side dishes (banchan반찬). (beverages may vary, but alcohol is most common)Korean Barbecue, Bulgogi 불고기 means meat roasting and Korean BBQ is all about roasting marinated meat on a table built on grill.Bulgogi consists heavily on beef, pork, and chicken.Although side dishes may vary some includeKimchi 김치Namul 나물Jorim 조림Jjim 찜Jeon 전Bokkeum 볶음The following pictures were provided by Wikipedia and Meriniso.
11Language Han- gul 한-글 H-ㅎ a-ㅏ n- ㄴ G- ㄱ u- ㅜ l- ㄹ Korean Phrases Hello: ann-yeong-ha-sae-yoann-yeongGood bye: ann-yeong (ann-yeoung kap-ship-seo)See you soon: Dau-me man-na (yo)My name is __:Ne ir-eum-em-__-imnidaHow are you?: Mann-a-seo Ban-ga-weo (yo)What are you doing?: Muoe-haeYes: ne, eungNo: ani (yo)I am __ years old/ I am __ years of age:Na-neun __ sal ib-ni-daThe Korean language is very systematic. It is very similar to English, the only difference is how their sentences are formed.In the Korean alphabet, every letter (symbol) correlates with a sound.*Every word needs a consonant and a vowelHan- gul 한-글H-ㅎa-ㅏn- ㄴG- ㄱu- ㅜl- ㄹthis picture of Chris Bosh demonstrates the “native tongue”Images are from Google Images.
12National Folk MuseumThe National Folk Museum of Korea is the only national museum devoted to the history of traditional lifeThe Museum has been playing significant roles in providing educational and cultural opportunities to understand how Koreans lived in traditional timesThese exhibitions help to introduce Korean culture to non-Korean audiences and provide a chance for overseas Koreans to learn about their ancestors’ homeland.Collection size: 99,971 artifacts
13Popular Tourist Destinations Haeinsa TempleHaeinsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in the Gaya MountainsHome to the Tripitaka Koreana , the most complete collection of Buddhist texts, engraved on 80,000 woodblocks between 1237 and 1248Designated by the Korean government as a national treasure of KoreaLargest wooden storage facilities in the world
14Dongdaemun MarketDongdaemun Market or Tongdaemun is a large commercial district comprising traditional markets and shopping centers in Seoul, South KoreaIt is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops, and 50,000 manufacturersAll kinds of goods can be found including silks and fabric, clothes, shoes and accessories, electronics etc.
15Jeju Island Jeju Province is one of the nine provinces of South Korea The island features tropical coconut trees and a warm ocean climateBeach vacations, hiking on various trails leading to Mount Halla, the Samseonghyeol Caves and the volcanic Seongsan Ilchulbong ParkNumber one tourist destination for the South KoreansFavored spot for weddings
16EthnicityKorea's population is one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogenous in the worldAbout 20,000 ChineseThe largest foreign groups—people from Japan, & United StatesGlenn Gogosimonandmartinabonusaka Simon and MartinaChoNunMigookSaram aka Megan BowenBusker Busker 버스커 버스커standing left: Brad Moore
17Key TermsFolk Culture: is homogeneous and is mostly strong in rural areas.Popular Culture: is heterogeneous and is mostly strong in urban areas.Jesa 제사 this is a traditional Korean Ceremony where you give respects ancestorsKeun Jeol 큰절- this is used during formal occasions.The image is from the Google Images. <http://www.newdirectionsconsulting.com/leadership-engagement/blog-the-challenge-of-working-across-cultures-2/>
18Citations"Korea." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Jan Web. 29 Nov <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korea>"Korean Language." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Jan Web. 29 Nov <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_language>Myoung, Seon Kang. "Sunny's How To Speak Korean! 1) Greeting." YouTube. YouTube, 31 Oct Web. 29 Nov <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYNjy4zjD2A>"Aegukga" South Korea National Anthem English Lyrics." YouTube. YouTube, 20 May Web. 2 Dec <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CceXXXubvdE>"Google Images." Google Images. Web. 29 Nov <https://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi&ei=pgt9VO6yGOqHsQSB8oLQCw&ved=0CAQQqi4oAg>
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