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  • 1. BANGLADESHGroup project, created by: Yelena Mikshanskaya, Kasey Murrey, MollyPeterson, Jason Rexroad, Mariya Roata, and Stephen Stabbert November 18, 2011

2. Table of Contents Geography of Bangladesh (By Mariya Roata) Bangladesh Nonverbal use of Clothing (formal and informal) (By ) Bangladesh Rituals (verbal and nonverbal traditions) (By Kasey Murrey) Bangladesh Gender Roles (By ) Bangladesh Religion (By Jason Rexroad) The purpose of this presentation is to tell the viewer as much information about Bangladesh as possible. After viewing this presentation you will know geographical facts, nonverbal use of clothing, rituals, gender roles and about religion of Bangladesh. 3. Geography of Bangladesh (By: Mariya Roata)( Image: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paharpur_03.JPG) Somapura Mahavihara in Paharpur,Bangladesh: the greatest Buddhist Vihara in the Indian Subcontinent, built byDharmapala of BengalGroup # 5 4. Bangladesh:Geographical Facts ( Image: patwarybrothersltd.com/about_bangladesh.htm) Bordered by India on all sides except for asmall border with Burma (Myanmar) Lies between latitudes 20 and 27N, andlongitudes 88 and 93E. Most parts are less than 12 m (39.4 ft) abovethe sea level Water is contaminated with arsenicfrequently because of the high arseniccontents in the soil Total area is 56,977 sq mi (147,570 km2) 93.6% land and 6.4% water Floods, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, andtidal bores occur almost every year Is one of worlds largest producers of rice,tea, potato, mango, onion and mustardSource: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh 5. More Geographical Facts Bangladesh: Map references is Asia Comparative: Slightly smaller than Iowa Coast line is 580 km Climate is tropical; mild winter (OctoberBangladesh Land Use Distributionto March); hot, humid summer (Marchto June); humid, warm rainy monsoon(June to October) Terrain is mostly flat alluvial plain; hillyin the southeast Natural resources are natural gas,arable land, timber and coal 50,500 sq km are irrigated land Land use: Arable land: 55% Permanent crops 3%Image: Other: 42%Source: cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bg.html 6. ClothingFormal and Informal By: Molly Peterson 7. Informal clothingWomen: Saris: A large piece of fabric that drapes over the body. These are atraditional garment worn by women, in all different types of fabric . Salwar Kameez; a three-piece garment that consists of loose trousers, a longtunic and a scarf that drapes over shoulders. This outfit is popular amonggirls and young adults. Salwar Kameez is a traditional outfit to wear to school Women typically cover there whole body with clothes or dressconservatively because of the Islamic and Muslim religion in Bangladesh.Men: Lungi a long cloth rapped and lower half of the body, worn with a vest ispopular among the countryside or the less-wealthy. Shirts and pants are common in urbanized areas Men wear shoes that are easy to get on and off, such as slippersand sandals. 8. Formal ClothingWomen: Saris made out of elaborate artistic fabric oradjourned with beading is most commonly worn toparties, special events and festivals. Gold Jewelry is worn with formal attire, to increasestatus and beauty. Salwar Kameez in elaborate colors and fabrics In Urban areas women may wear skirts, pants, andtops. 9. Formal ClothingMen: A version of the westernized suit is seen atformal events. Sherwani and Charidar a calf-length tunicand loose trousers is the traditional attirefor a wedding. Panjabi; a long tunic is worn to religious andcultural events White cotton pajamas are indicative ofsomeone with high status. A white dress displays an occupation thatdoes not require hard labor. 9 10. Verbal Rituals when the speak it is very implicit/indirect. they have very long and rich contextualizedsentences that are only understood with the correctbody language. When speaking they stand very close together, unlessspeaking with a woman. From an outsiders point of view the way theycommunicate may be taken as being rude. 1010 11. Nonverbal Rituals Being angry, lack of personal hygiene, eye contact,frustration, or bad eye contact mean yourunwelcoming to others. In the business world negative gestures cause a greatdiscomfort for customers. If smiles, eye contact, and assertive body language isdisplayed people feel like they are gaining a trustingrelationship from you. 1111 12. Greeting Rituals Men shake hands with men. If uncertain to shake hands with a woman, wait for awoman to extend their hand. When you walk in a room greet the oldest person first When saying goodbye you must say bye to everyoneindividually.12 13. The correct way to addresssomeone . Indians revere titles such as Professor, Doctor andEngineer.. Status is determined by age, university degree, casteand profession.. If someone does not have a professional title, use thehonorific title "Sir" or "Madam".. Titles are used with the persons name or thesurname, depending upon the persons name. Wait to be invited before using someones first namewithout the title. 13 14. Bangladesh ReligionBy Jason Rexroad 15. Bangladesh Religion The people of Bangladesh aredeeply religious Approximately 85% of theBangladesh population areMuslim Roughly 12% are Hindu About 3% are Buddist Some of 1% are Christians Mosques, temples and shrines torespect saints fill the cities anddot the countryside The year is filled with religiousfestivals and holidays http://www.aobbangladesh.org/Bangladesh 16. Religious festivals and holidays Islam being a majority throughout the country praying is an everydayoccurrence. Islamic holidays:I. Eid-ul-Azha; which is a festival of sacrifice in honor of Allah.II.Ramadan; which a month of fasting between dawn and dusk.III. Eid-ul-Firt: festival marking the end of Ramadan. Hindu holidays:I. Kati Puja; which is a festival that pays respect to the female goddess Kali.II. Durgapuja; is a 10 day festival acknowledging the female warriorgoddess Durga. Christian holidays:I.Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Buddists celebrate the birth of Buddah. (HarrisImage http://www.everyculture.com 17. Religion and its role in culture, society, government and public life Understanding the spiritual roots of a country provides deeper insight into its culture. This information can give a better understanding of the social customs, traditions, behaviors and beliefs of the culture. Because of the strong religious background a basic understanding of the religious culture can be key to interpreting associated behavior in the Bangladesh government, business, public, family, and social life. Understanding the religious culture of Bangladesh will help with communicating and establishing successful relations in a respectful manner and help avoid social or political mistakes or misunderstandings Image: http://www.juggle.com/bangladesh communicating with the people of Bangladesh. 18. The rest of the parts go after Hey class, it would be nice if the rest of the power point wouldlook the same. Try to put a picture on each slide, so it wont be dull looking Fill in the table of contents and conclusion slides on who isgoing to do what and I filled in myself about the religion, so ifyou want to do something different you are free to change it. Since we have to have 3-5 open questions, and there is 5 of us sojust come up with a question from your topic and that will be alot easier. Please review and correct if you see errors and delete this pagebefore turning in. Hope I did everything correct and I am off to pretty soon labor!!Good luck!! 19. In Conclusion, Bangladesh has a lot ofinteresting information that a lot of thepeople do not know about. The main points were presented by: Geography of Bangladesh (By Mariya Roata) Bangladesh Nonverbal use of Clothing (formal and informal) (By Molly Peterson) Bangladesh Rituals (verbal and nonverbal traditions) (By Kasey Murrey ) Bangladesh Gender Roles (By ) Bangladesh Religion (By Jason Rexroad) The goal of the presentation was 20. Questions 1. What are the 3 major (biggest) rivers inBangladesh? 2. What order do you say goodbye to people inBangladesh? 3. Is religion an important part of the Bangladeshculture? Why? 4. What are the 3 components to the ShalwarKameez garment? 5. 21. References South Asia: Bangladesh. (n.d.). The World Factbook. Retrieved October 21,2011, from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-worldfactbook/geos/bg.html Walker, B. (n.d.). Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved October 21, 2011, fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh April. (2011, Apr 14). Culture of bangladesh - history, people, clothing,traditions, women, beliefs, food, customs, family. Retrieved fromhttp://www.everyculture.com/A-Bo/Bangladesh.html Cultural information - bangladesh. (n.d.). Retrieved fromhttp://www.intercultures.ca/cil-cai/ci-ic-eng.asp?iso=bd Silence. (2005). Bangladesh - culture, customs, language and etiquette.Retrieved from http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/bangladesh.html Harris, M.S. (2011). Countries and their cultures. Retrieved November 6,2011, from http://www.everyculture.com 22. References Bangladesh. (2011). In Encyclopdia Britannica. Retrieved fromhttp://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/51736/Bangladesh Bangladesh Clothing . (n.d.). In Discovery Bangladesh . Retrieved November 14, 2011,from http://www.discoverybangladesh.com/meetbangladesh/clothing.html "Bangladesh." Cities of the World. 2002. Retrieved November 17, 2011 fromEncyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3410700171.html The people of Bangladesh. (n.d.). In Sreepur Village . Retrieved November 14, 2011, fromhttp://www.sreepurvillage.org/documents/Sreepur%20Village%20Education%20Resources%203.pdf 22

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