SPAN 1203 Assignment # 1 (20%) DEALINE: March 27/2015 @11:59PM. Objective: To give students the opportunity to learn about the Hispanic World in terms of the geographical and cultural aspects and all the richness that we can find in its natural and human resources. To help students to be aware of the fact that in this continent(America) that we share, there are millions of people, although with a different language, traditions, customs, etc. we have a variety of aspects in common and so much to learn from. It is important to keep in mind that our relationship with Spain, the Latin American and the Spanish Caribbean Countries
, does not stop at an economic level, but includes also a great deal of cultural aspects. We can see the clear influence in the field of music, art, literature, sports, etc. The contribution from the Spanish world to North American life is countless. Format: Print in Times New Roman #12
, 1.5 space with a margin of 1″ at each border. Content: Part I. (MUST BE WRITTEN IN SPANISH) A– List the names of ALL Spanish Speaking Countriesin
the world. B– Naming of each country’s Capital City C– Adding two of the most Important Cities in each country D– Nationality (i.e. Mexicano, cubano, salvadoreño, etc.) E– Population (per country) F– Area in Km². G– Naming twoof the major Exports (products) from each country to N.A. and the World. (i.e.coffee, bananas, oranges, flowers, meat, petroleum, electricity, etc.) Part II.(MUST BE DONE IN ESPAÑOL) – Choose TWO of the countries listed above and name three (3) famous people for each country and their contributions to their countries and to the world, in the field of: politics, history, sciences, medicine, arts, literature, sports, music. Then write two lines describingwhy they are considered as “un orgullohispano” (a Hispanic pride) Part III. – Choose ONE country, then write a brief essay (en INGLES) consisting of 150-200 words about several topics including: Independence day, economy, education system, currency, per capita income(PCI), family relations and traditions, current form of government and political party in power. Any social discontent at this moment. You may also add a short description of the wonders and beauty of the nature of this part of the world, perhaps you would like to add a few words to invite people of the world to visit this particular country that you have done your research on. Evaluation: Format: 20% Content 80% ( Part I: 20 %; Part II: 30%; Part III: 30%) Please note: There is no need of a title page, simply provide your personal information following
the model, which can go on top of the first page.