D. B. 10/1 Presentation Topic:
we certainly have all welcomed the year 2013 with a fantastic
firework (s.Bild!!). Who of you know the main components of a
main component is black powder, also called gunpowder.
On the road Today I will tell you something about the book "On the road". The two main characters of the book are the narrator, Salvatore "Sal" Paradise, and his new friend Dean Moriarty, much admired for his carefree attitude and sense for adventure, a free-spirited individualist
Referat Hawaii - Paradise in the Pacific When you see Hawaii the first time, you think youre in paradise: Tropical vegetation, golden sand, palms und wonderful, white surf which seem to be drawn onto the blue of the ocean. Also the mountains are full of tropical plants. Hawaii has a special extravagance
Englisch: Referat über Mahatma Ghandi
Good morning, first of all I want to begin my presentation with a quote of a famous personality
“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
His image is one of the most recognizable in history: a thin, frail-looking man wearing round glasses, a loincloth and sandals, known as the father of the Indian independence movement
Can anybody tell me who that might be?
That’s right. The subject of my talk today is Mahatma Gandhi
To begin with, I want to show you my table of contents
Table of contents
Short biography (I’d like to start with a short biography of Mahatma Gandhi)
Influences, principles, practices and beliefs (Secondly, I want to say something about his influences, principles, practices and beliefs)
His role in South Africa (Then, I would like to show you his role in South Africa)
His fight for Indian Independence (Another point of my presentation is Gandhi’s fight for Indian Independence)
Changes after his death & the contemporary meaning of Gandhi (Furthermore, I’d like to tell you something about the changes after his death and the contemporary meaning of Gandhi)
Sources (And finally I want to mention my sources)
I continue now with the short biography of Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, a coastal city in India
He was the youngest son of Karamchand Gandhi and his fourth wife, Putlibai
He was a shy kid and he wasn’t really good in anything
At the time Mohandas was born, India was ruled by Great Britain and the culture was dominated by the caste .....[read full text]
Putlibai, Gandhi’s mother was devout (=strenggläubig) and her sacrificial devotion (=Hingabe) to Hindu practices like strict vows (=Gelübde) or regular fasting impressed and influenced Mohandas throughout his life.
Besides of that, books had an influence on Gandhi’s life and he often changed his life because of books
Mahatma Gandhi developed the tenor (=Grundhaltung) of Sataygraha, a particular philosophy and practice. Gandhi dedicated (= widmen) his life to this practice and also used it as a political strategy. Satyagraha contains of many principles also from different religions like Jainism. So Gandhi set a high value on these principles in his life.