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¿Cuánto sabes de…? ECUADOR ¿Dónde está Ecuador? A C B D ¿Dónde está Ecuador? A C B D How large is Ecuador compared to Illinois? ? Ecuador is almost twice as large as Illinois. How large is Ecuador’s population compared to that of Illinois? ? 13.112.000 12.482.000

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Ecuador is almost twice as largeas Illinois.



Ecuador s population is about the same as that of illinois l.jpg

13.112.000 Illinois?

12.482.000

(2001 estimate)

Ecuador’s population is about the same as that of Illinois.


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Spanish - ~ 73% Illinois?

(I knew that!!)

Other languages:

Quichua (~13%) -- “Pagui!”

Quechua – “Pachi!”

What languages are spoken in Ecuador?


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What is the capital city? Illinois?

Quito (population 1.9 million)

Hey, I knew that, too!


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Reading tasks Illinois?

  • Now scan the cultural reading on pp. 90-91 for the answers to the following questions:

    • What is the unit of currency?

    • Why are the Islas Galápagos of particular interest?

    • Who was Oswaldo Guayasamín?

    • What is trekking?

    • What are tejidos and who makes them?



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The U.S. Dollar! Illinois?

The national currency since 2000: “Ecuador will gradually replace its currency with the U.S. dollar to stabilize the Andean nation's economy and prevent hyperinflation” --http://www.rose-hulman.edu /~delacova/ecuador/dollar.htm

The sucre – the former

official currency



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Las Islas Gal Illinois?ápagos

Charles Darwin arrived in the Galapagos Islands in 1835 aboard the ship, “The Beagle.” He studied and noted the similarities and differences of the flora and fauna. He concluded that the species, to survive, would gradually alter based on environmental conditions. After 20 years of his life gathering supporting evidence, Darwin published "The Origin of the Species by Natural Selection“ in 1859.

-- http://www.galapagos-islands.net/


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Las Islas Gal Illinois?ápagos

The Galapagos tortoise is the largest living tortoise. It can weigh over 500 pounds and measure 6 feet from head to tail. It is a very slow-moving animal, moving only 0.16 miles per hour (less than 15 ft per minute).



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Oswaldo Guayasamín Illinois?

Famous South American artist

Painter, sculptor, muralist

Many works featured cubist style


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What is Illinois?trekking?


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Trekking Illinois?: Adventure tours to…

Mountains

Crater lakes

Volcanoes

Canyons

Glaciers


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What are Illinois?tejidos and who makes them?


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Tejidos >> Illinois?“Tejer” = “to weave”

embroidery

tapestry

weaving


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