Select a country that you would like to know more about, perhaps one you or a friend or relative have lived in, visited or would like to visit someday and write about their language, culture, religion and ethnicity in an essay.

Pick a country except the United States, or one picked by a fellow class member.

Select a country that you would like to know more about, perhaps one you or a friend or relative have lived in, visited or would like to visit someday and write about their language, culture, religion and ethnicity in an essay.

Selection of some countries will earn you extra credit, Russia, China, Iraq, Iran, Bangladesh, etc.

Extra Credit: China, Korea, Russia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Bangladesh or a state-less people such as the Palestinians, the Kurds and the Roma.

Extra Credit: India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, any Persian Gulf states, Egypt, Argentina, Brazil, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Botswana or other African country.

Extra Credit: Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Israel, Thailand, the Philippines or Malaysia, Poland, Czech Republic, or other European country.