Presentation on theme: "Introduction to (Insert Your Country) & Study Abroad"— Presentation transcript:
1Introduction to (Insert Your Country) & Study Abroad Insert Institution Name, Your Name, Title, Department
2What is Study Abroad? Study abroad is both a fun and safe experience where one persontravels to another country to liveand learn about that country.“I had so much fun! The experiencewas incredible. I met the best peoplein the whole world. I would again inan instant. THIS WAS THEBEST THING I’VE EVER DONE!”- Nikki, Study Abroad Student
3My Region of the WorldAdd pictures and information about your region of the world (ex. Southeast Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, Western Africa, etc.)
4My Home CountryIn this slide provide a basic overview of your country. Introduce where you are from and mention the cultural differences and attractions of your country. In the next few slides show the place and role of your country in the world – each role being a slide and highlight the attractions and significance of each region.
5My CountryAdd information here about your country, such as geography, population, your political system (president, monarchy, prime minister, etc.) types of houses, currency, types of food, fun things kids would be interested in, etc.
6AttractionsMention here different attractions to your country-both physical and intangible. May want to include picture of a landmark or just a picture you are fond of at home. Another attraction might be the language, and you can say a sentence or two in your native language.
7My CityAdd pictures and information about city views, your friends, where you went to school, places in your community, etc.
8CultureHave a slide here about your culture of your home country and how it differs from culture in the U.S. Perhaps you want to include differences in lifestyle, food, dress etc.
9This is where I liveUse this slide to insert pictures or to discuss where you live. Remember, the kids are interested in hearing about you, and hearing your story may enable them to not feel so scared about living away from home.
10My Favorite Things…Tell students about one of your favorite things about your country to help them understand the wide variety of things you can experience while in a different country.
11Why I Studied in the USAAdd your own reasons here why you went abroad to inspire them by learning your perspective. These children may know very little about your country, so now is your chance to impart your knowledge to encourage studying abroad.
12Top Reasons to Study Abroad • To have fun!• To learn about other placesand people (CULTURE).• To travel.• To meet new people andmake new friends.• To study new things.• To learn to speak anew language.
13Why Study Abroad • Develop leadership skills. • Exciting experiences. • Creating newconfidence andself-esteem.“I had the timeof my life!”- Randi, 6th Grader
14Who can study abroad? • High School Students: They can go for the school year, semester or maybe just a fewweeks out of the summer.• College StudentsThey can study for a summer,semester, year or even their entirecollege career can be spent abroad.
26How to get there • Talk to your parents. • Visit your school counselor and see whatprograms are available.• Apply for a program.• Get your passport.• Pack your bags.• Keep in touch.(International calling cards,international cell phones,s, and letters.)
27Living Arrangements Living arrangements vary from one locations to another. Possibilitiesinclude residence halls, host families,and boarding houses.In some cases you will have ameal plan, in other cases yourhost family will provideyour meals.