Описание презентации по отдельным слайдам:
THEME: TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN KAZAKHSTAN
Answer my questions: 1.What is your Motherland? 2.What is the capital of our country? 3. Where is Kazakhstan situated? 4.What countries does it border on? 5. What is the size of KZ.? (the area is 2.753 square km) 6. What can you say about the population of our country? (about 16) 7. Who is the head of the state? (the president) 8. When did Kazakhstan become an independent state? (in 1991) 9. What are the symbols of the state? (national flag, emblem and anthem) 10. What does the blue color of the flag symbolize? (freedom, independent) 11. What is represented on the state flag? (sun, falcon, ornament) 12. What kind of state is KZ? (independent, democratic) 13.What is the official language in our country?
Make the sentences complete, using the words below. 1. Kazakhstan is situated in --------------------. 2. Our republic is ------------------- state. 3. The President of Kazakhstan is -------------. 4. There are ------------------ regions in the territory of Kazakhstan. 5. The largest river in Kazakhstan is ----------. 6. Astana is a ------------------- of Kazakhstan. 7. The state languages of our republic is ------. 8. Almaty is a ----------- center in our republic. Cultural, Asia, independent, Kazakh, capital, nineteen, Nazarbaev, Irtysh
How do you understand this proverb? How do you translate it into your native language? East or West, home is best. Восток ли, запад ли, а дома лучше всего. В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше. There is no place like home. Нет места подобного родному дому. Home is home though it be never so homely.Дом есть дом, даже не самый уютный. Своя земля и в горсти мила. Dry bread at home is better than roast meat abroad. Сухая корка дома лучше жареного мяса за границей. An Englishman's house is his castle. Дом англичанина - его крепость. Мой дом - моя крепость. Every bird likes it so we nest. Всякая птица свое гнездо любит .Всяк кулик свое болото хвалит. Всякая сосна своему бору шумит. It is a foolish bird that soils its own nest. Худая та птица, которая свое гнездо марает. The wider we roam, the welcomer home. Чем больше человек скитается, тем желаннее дом родной. He has no home whose home is everywhere.У того нет дома, у кого он везде. Чужие стены не греют. Every dog is a lion at home. Любая собака в своем дворе - лев. Men make houses, women make homes. Мужчины создают дома, а женщины - семейный уют.
Customs and traditions of Kazakhstan. Every nation and every country has its own customs and traditions. Kazakh people have many national traditions,which are kept carefully and handed from generation to generation. What traditional customs of Kazakhs do you know? Just imagine that you have a foreign friend and he wants to know as much as possible about your country, about our customs and traditions. One of the most important traditions is Tsau-kesu.What is it?
Now listen to the text about tradition in KZ –Tsau-kesu. All traditions are connected with the most important events of people life. The first step, which makes a child in his or her life, is a great holiday in every Kazakh family. It is called Tsau-kesu. For this holiday it is necessary a cord, consisting of two strings, white and black. Why of two colors? Because these colors show two different sides of future life.Black color means that a child should be ready to come across some difficulties in life. White color shows the progress in child’s future life. In other words difficulties and successes will be mixed up in his or her life. This cord is tied around the child’s legs and the most honorable and an experienced man, «aksakal» in Kazakh language has the right to cut the cord with scissors, giving the child an opportunity to make his or her first steps to the beautiful world. Child’s life will be as long as his, and the child would be clever, honorable and lucky as he is. After this traditional party a holiday party, «Toi» is held.
What is needed for ceremony «tsau-kesu»? Why a cord should be of two colors? Where is this cord tied? Who has a right to cut a cord? What is usually held after ceremony «tsau-kesu»?