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1 Family Food Sport Religion Festivals VY_32_INOVACE_15-10

2 American family  Nuclear family – media, series, politics…  nucleus = father, mother, children: close-knit  another meaning: work, care  History:  colonialism – separated fam. X extended  war, Great Depression  1960s baby boom  Hippies, Vietnam War… – family decline  Today:  postponed marriges  co-habitation  interracial marrig., divorces, unmarried mums ( /3)  ¼ people live alone  Fam. Organizations

3 Types of families  Married parents - minority  Single – parent: the fastest growing (1/2 chil.)  Grandparent: common  Guy or lesbian: different laws in differ. states ( Florida – no adoption)  Commuter – slowly growing  Created: adopted children (after WWII – Japanese, EU…now – S. Am., Russia, China)

4 Food  typically American  beverages: coke, 7-up, lemonade, iced tea, tequila, whisky  fast food / burgers, hot dogs, pizza, fried chicken, pancakes,…  good breakfast: fried bread or dough + maple syrup, coffee, cookies  international:  Chinese – chop suey…  Indian – corn, barbecue…  Mexican – corn, chili,…  European – barbecue,…  African – beans, watermelon…  Creole – seafood in a hot sauce  Thanksgiving Day / Christmas  mashed potatoes, roast turkey, gravy, fresh and cooked vegetables, breads, pumpkin pie

5 Table manners  Invitation:  What can I bring?  Pray before eating.  homes, restaurants  “Enjoy your meal.”  Napkin in the lap.  Second serving – accept, then no more.  Help with dishes.  Making sounds / speaking, belching  Leaning on the table with elbows.  Putting anything that will leave a mark.  Reaching for food,…”Please could you pass me the…?”

6 Sport  hectic social life - spend energy, money and time  playing sports at any age X watching live or on TV, univers. clubs, senior leagues…  Sports:  American football  Baseball  Basketball / NBA  Ice hockey / NHL  Other popular sports:  Moto sports / Indianapolis  Tennis / US Open  Track and field  Golf, gymnastics, boxing, martial arts, skiing, swimming, climbing, joggying, cycling…  Olympic Games:  nearly 3,000 medals: athletics, swimming, Michael Phelps  Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Lake Placid, St. Louis  the most number of gold medals in summer OG

7 American football Autor: Cpl. Michelle M. Dickson, Název: 2006 Pro Bowl tackle.jpg Zdroj: Lacrosse Autor: dcJohn, Název: Lacrosse women.jpg Zdroj:

8 Free time  bowling, walking, pool, fishing, camping, volunteer work, music lessons, pets, painting, woodworking, after-school activities, collecting:  (Teddy bears, Indian arrowheads, baseball cards, “dumpster diving” - containers, “beneath L.A.” - graves )  parties, eating out, barbecuing, surfing the net, going to the beach / bar, cards, board games, puzzles, concerts, theatregoing  Gardening  food growing wild in nature, protecting environment…  Travelling and recreation  shopping, commuting to work  Camping, hiking, biking – recreation activities  Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom  adrenalin activities (1/3): rafting, scuba diving, mountain biking

9 Religion  about 80% believers  tolerant  main streams:  Catholics and Protestants - Christians  Jewish, Muslims, Buddhists…  “God bless America”  Four s`s” :  self-improvement  smiling  service  security

10 Official festivals  10 official holidays for all US government workers, offices, banks, schools closed  some permanent date, some Monday holidays  New Year`s Day  M. L. King Day – 3 rd Mond. in January  Presidents` Day – 3 rd Mon. in February  Memorial Day – last M. in May  Independence Day – 4 July  parade: marching bands, fire trucks, horseback riders, clowns, antique cars – politicians, King, Queen…  barbecue, picnics, fireworks  Labor Day – 1 st M. in September  Columbus Day - 2 nd M. in October  Veterans` Day – 2 nd M. in November  Thanksgiving Day – 4 th Thur. in November  gather with families, share large feast  Christmas Day – 25 th December

11 Independence Day – a parade Autor: Ensign Joe Keiley, Název: US Navy N-GA Sailors march through downtown Eastport during the Independence Day Parade.jpg Zdroj: 593_Sailors_march_through_downtown_Eastport_during_the_Independence_Day_Parade.jpg

12 Other holidays  everything`s open  celebrated more enthusiastically and actively:  Commercial holidays:  Valentine`s Day  Groundhog Day – 2 nd February (den, shadow, spring)  St Patrick`s Day  April Fool`s Day  Secretary`s Day  Mother`s, Father`s, Grandparents` Day  Flag Day – June 14 th  Halloween – costumes, decorations, parties  Ethnic and religious holidays:  Chinese New Year – Jan. 21st – Feb. 19 th  Cinco de Mayo - Mexican  Pow-wows – Indian  Christmas, Easter and other special days of each religion  Special holidays:  Church social  Picnics and Pot Luck Dinners  Block parties - neighbors, Slumber parties - girls

13 Autor DUM: Mgr. Darina Sikorová


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