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By: Lauren Weekes

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What is daily life like in India?
By: Lauren Weekes
The most traditional piece of clothing worn in India is the sari. Most Indian women wear them. It is 9 yards of cloth and can be casual or fancy enough for a wedding. Indian men and women wear the salwaar-kameez or kurta-pajama. A kurta-pajama kind of looks like a long shirt. Young adults and children normally wear western outfits in India.

What type of clothing is worn in India?
The different states in India have different official languages. Some of them are not even recognized by the government. Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu,
and, Kannada, Oriya, Marathi, Assamese,
Gujarati, and Malayalam are all Indian languages.
What languages are spoken in India?
The kind of money Indians use are called
Rupees
. They rarely use coins. For

example, something costing 100

Rupees

in India would be $1.59 in the US.
What kind of money do Indians use?
Did you know that India is known as the land of spices? It's true, and curry is the most popular spice in India. It is yellow. Curry is actually different spices mixed together. Other spices are red chili, aniseed, peppercorn, black cardamom, black pepper and white pepper.
What spices are there in India?
Sources
www.dinolingo.com
www.Indiaquickfacts.com
www.hinduism.about.com
www.lonleyplanet.com/india/transport/.../local-transport
Vocabulary
What is the purpose of a
bindi
?
Flour pancakes that are called paranthas is a popular food for breakfast and lunch.It is made with a choice of cauliflower, potatoes, and minced meat with stuffing.They also have bread called naan.Other foods are Chaat (potato and spice patties), Kaali Daal (black lentils).But Indians do not eat any beef because they think that cows are sacrid.But if you were to eat some of their foods you might get sick because your not used to it.
Other foods
A

bindi

is a gem that Indian girls

wear on their forehead.A

bindi

is sign of prosperity.It is placed on site of a major nerve point.Ladies wear different

bindi

designs for

their marriage.Also men wear different kinds for their religion.
Bindi:

A gem mostly

worn by Indian women.
Rupees:

The money

used by Indians.
Where is India located?
India is in the southwest part of Asia.A lot of countries border India.China, Nepal, Pakistan, Burma, Bhutan, and Bangladesh all border India.
What transportation do Indians use?
India is way different from the US and they also use strange kinds of transportation.They use taxis, boats, buses, autorickshaws, cycle-rickshaws, and urban trains are all used in India.
India transportation pictures
What I think is very beautiful in India
My opinion
In my opinion I think that India is one of the most prettiest places in the world.To me it is extremely interesting.I am actually going to visit there one day.Even though they are poor and your not used to their food India might just be your favorite place ever.
Introduction
Today you will be learning about India and what every day is like for all those Indians out there.You will also learn how different India is from the U.S.A.If you already have any questions it might get answered in this project or you can ask at the end so please wait.
Thanks for watching
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