Project by: Geramy A. Rivera Dávila

Project by:
Geramy A. Rivera Dávila
Most Koreans work 6 days a week.
Banks and government offices open 6 days a week.
For weekdays 9am - 6pm, and on Saturday 9am - 1pm is typical
working time for many Koreans.
Some companies have introduced '5 days a week system'.
Due to the increasing number of cars, the traffic of the road to and
from the big city is very heavy on a week.
But there are many good places around the country and in the city.
We have a very cold winter and very hot and humid summer, so
indoor activities rather than outdoor activities are popular among
Bowling and table tennis is popular sports and indoor swimming pool
is always full of people.
This can be a reason for many Koreans going overseas during their
The school system in Korea follows a 6-3-34 ladder pattern which consists of elementary
school (1st to 6th grades), middle school (7th
to 9th grades), high school (10th to 12th
grades) and junior college, college and
The language in korea is the korean.
The top part called a “jeogori” is blouse-like
with long sleeves with the men's version being
longer, stretching down to the waist. Women
wear skirts “chima” while men wear baggy
pants “paji”. Commoners wore white, except
during festivals and special occasions such as
weddings. Clothes for the upper classes were
made of bright colors and indicated the wearer's
social status. Various accessories such as foot
gear, jewelry, and headdresses or hair pins
completed the outfit.
Special events/Celebrations
Arbor Day --- April 5
Children's Day --- May 5
Memorial Day --- June 6
Constitution Day --- July 7
National Foundation Day --- October 7
Korean Alphabet Day --- October 9
Christmas Day --- December 25
Kinds of Traditional Korean Food
• Guk (soup)
Soup is an essential dish when rice is served.
Ingredients of different soups include vegetables,
meat, fish, shellfish, seaweed, and beef bones.
• Bap (steamed rice)
Boiled rice is the staple of Korean cuisine.
Most people use sticky rice, which sometimes
has beans, chestnuts, sorghum, red beans, barley
or other cereals added for flavor and nutrition.
• Metro bus
• Taxi grey regular and black
• Cars
• Subway or trains
• Ferries
Photos of transportation
 The economy of Korea is the third largest
in Asia and the twelfth largest in the
world in terms of market exchange
nominal GDP as of 2006.
 The nominal GDP is $897.4 billion.
Tradition and Culture
Korea has a cultural history of over 5,000 years. Over five centuries
of culture, customs, and society have uniquely defined who the
Korean people are.
Every country has a different culture, and understanding other
cultures helps improve the way we interact with different people.