The ABC's of culture

El Salvador

By: Vikas Patel

This is El Salvador. It has more than 200 extinct volcanoes. It is near the pacific ocean. The contries surrounding it are Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

I is for Idols

1. Avaro Torres is a famous singer in El Salvador. He wrote his first song when he was only 12.

2. Carlos Hernandez is a lightweight boxing champion.

3. Mauricio Merino is a famous actor and he has acted in many shows.

This is a famous singer in El Salvador.

"El Salvador: Famous People." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 5 Jun 2015.

J is for Jammin'

1. Salvadorans enjoy both traditional and popular music styles.

2. Cumbia is a type of latin music and it is favorite among all ages.

3. Young people listen to reggeaton and it combines Latin rythms and hip-hop.

This is a group playing traditional music in El Salvador.

"El Salvador." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 5 Jun 2015.

Y is for Yum

1. Families usually eat their main meals together.

2. At the beginning of a meal, people say Buen Provecho which means enjoy your meal.

3. Men commonly stand when a woman leaves the table.

This is what people in El Salvador eat.

El Salvador." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 5 Jun 2015.

X Marks the Spot

1. The weather is tropical. It is also temperate in the uplands.

2.The rainy season is from May to October.

3. The dry season is from November to April.

This is the weather in El Salvador. Sometimes it can be hot and sometimes it can be cold.

http://www.worldtravelserver.com/travel/en/el_salv...

D is for Dress

1. Men typically wear khakis.

2. Because of the warm climate, summer clothing is suitable all year.

3. Women wear slacks or pants, tanktops, and low-cut shirts.

These are one of the things that people wear in El Salvador.

https://www.google.com/search?q=clothing+in+el+sal...

Reflection

Two principles I relate to are Principle 1 and 5. We have taken away a lot from learning about other cultures. Learning about these other cultures was different to me so I liked it. It was pretty cool to learn about these other cultures.

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