The Indian Culture- Informative Speech

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Lebanese American University
Byblos, Lebanon

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Name: Amar Al Bakkar
ID#: 201101998
Email Address: amar.albakkar@lau.edu
Tel: 03/925225
Instructor: Mrs. Therese Nasrallah

Date of Presentation: July 2, 2012

General Purpose: To inform

Specific purpose: To inform my audience about the Indian culture's diversity

Central Idea: India is a fascinating country with diverse traditions related to their language, their costumes, and their cuisine.

Organization: Topical Order

Visual Aids: Power Point Presentation

Audience: University colleagues especially those interested in travelling or in improving their knowledge about cultural diversity.
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3. there are 14 additional languages approved by the constitution 4. Each of which has its special rules and alphabet. B) Second, there are more than 1000 minor languages 1. That change completely from one village to another. C) Although having many languages has advantages such as diversifying the Indian culture and enriching its heritage, the vice president of inda said it has caused social tensions and hampered the economic prosperity. (Transition: Now that we know about the languages in India, let's take a look over the Indian costumes) II. Indian men and women love to wear their traditional clothes and accessories during festivals and occasions which are an integral part of Indian life. A. Women wear a "Sari" which is a very long piece of colorful cloth they wrapped around themselves. 1. Colors of saris are of great importance because each color has its own symbol.For example: a. White was special for women of upper classes. However, today colors have become more dominant, and white is only worn by widows. b. Red is associated with marriages. It is a must in the closet of the bride c. The green color has Islamic connotations being mostly worn by Muslim groups. d. Hindus avoided the blue color because the fermentation process used to produce indigo

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