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Cultural Education Signboards in the USA Author: Joanna Sołowianowicz
Smoking Life is hard for smokers in the United States. strictly prohibited. Smoking in public places is strictly prohibited.
Smoking 2 not allowed Smoking is also not allowed anywhere in the building. report it to the police. If you notice law violations, report it to the police.
Pets The USA is an animal-friendly country. clean up after their pets leash-curb However, dog owners must remember to clean up after their pets and walk them leash-curb.
Wildlife protection spoils Human food spoils wild animals. beggars prey predators They lose their desire for natural foods and become beggars – easy prey for cars wheels and predators. appealing bite scratchspread the disease. No matter how appealing, all park animals are potentially dangerous. They may bite or scratch, and can spread the disease. Dont feed wild animals! Dont feed wild animals!
Animals on the road Fast driving kills a lot of animals in the USA every year. Drive the speed limit and dont let another animal become a red spot. Save wildlife! Save wildlife!
National parks rules
Cleanliness dumpleftovers sewage system It is not allowed to dump leftovers down the sewage system. Start thinking, not stinking! If you dont want to live in a smelly city - Start thinking, not stinking!
Cleanliness 2 Mind that buildings and grounds around you are clean. Dont drop Dont drop litter! Keep your country tidy ! Keep your country tidy !
Public security neighbourhood watching Crime rates in the USA are very high. Therefore, neighbourhood watching and cooperating with the police, strengthen local security. it is against the law to carry a gun Remember that it is against the law to carry a gun anywhere on the premises.
Street safety drunk Remember that drunk drivers are potential killers. inform the police Dont hesitate to inform the police about law-breaking drivers. Dont drink before you drive a car! Dont drink before you drive a car!
Children on the road
Crossing the street
Car parking 2
Car parking 3 Remember that you mustnt park the car on the wrong side of the street on certain days. Otherwise, you will be fined and your vehicle towed away! ;-)
Roadworks Roadworks can sometimes make life difficult for inhabitants… … and drivers, too.
American press 2
Hotel rules You have to mind your own security everywhere. lock the door For your protection - always remember to lock the door.
Hotel rules 2 If you want to have your room tidy or do not wish to be disturbed… …leave a suitable notice on a door-knob.
Safety rules must be accompanied Children must be accompanied by a grown-up person on the escalators. In case of fire In case of fire, elevators are too dangerous to use.
Disabled people restrooms People with physical or mental disabilities can count on diverse facilities and every kind of necessary help in public places, e.g. in restrooms.
Youngest traffic users Youngest traffic users
Activity 1 Unscramble the letters in brackets to make correct words. a. Walk your dog. (shale-cbur) b. Keep wild. (feliwdil) c. No. (pignmud) d. must wash hands before returning to work. (semeploey) e. School ahead. (gnissorc) b. Please, do not. (tubdisr) b. Hold. Attend children. Avoid sides. (ailharnd) c. No swimming, no. (anwdig) leash-curb wildlife dumping Employees crossing disturb handrail wading
Activity 2 What do these pictures mean? Where can you see them? a. Walk your dog leash-curb. In the park. b. Keep wildlife wild. In the forest. c. No dumping. On the street. d. Employees must wash hands before returning to work. In the restroom (toilet). e. School crossing ahead. On the street. f. Please, do not disturb. In the hotel. g. Hold handrail. Attend children. Avoid sides. At the railway station/ the airport. h. No swimming, no wading. By the water.
Activity 3 Write the missing words. a. ………. your country tidy. b. Please ………. litter. c. ………. up after your dog. d. Dont ………. the animals. e. ………. wildlife. f. Neighbourhood …… program. g. Report ………. drivers. h. Slow. ………. at play. i. ………. button for walk signal. j. Pay for parking at …… ……. k. Maid, please …… ….. this room as soon as possible. Keep Keep dont dont Clean Clean feed feed Save Save watch watch drunk drunk Children Children Push Push pay box pay box make up make up
Answers to exercise 3 a. Keep a. Keep your country tidy. dont b. Please dont litter. c. Clean c. Clean up after your dog. feed d. Dont feed the animals. e. Save e. Save wildlife. f. Neighbourhood watch program. drunk g. Report drunk drivers. Children h. Slow. Children at play. i. Push i. Push button for walk signal. pay box j. Pay for parking at pay box. make up k. Maid, please make up this room as soon as possible.
The End All the photographs used in this presentation come from my private collection and were taken during my summer vacation in the USA in July and August All the photographs used in this presentation come from my private collection and were taken during my summer vacation in the USA in July and August Joanna Sołowianowicz