Directions: After reading (and watching) this week’s Lesson, choose a topic about the country of Austria. You may choose from the list in our Lesson, or come up with your own idea. Your topic should be a person, practice, product, or perspective. No duplicate topics are allowed. Name your topic in the title of your discussion post. Answer these questions. – Why did you choose this topic? – Introduce your topic and explain why it is important for us to know about it. – If your topic is a person, how do/did they demonstrate what it means to be Austrian? – If your topic is a product, how does this item relate to the beliefs and values of Austrian culture? – If your topic is a practice, give examples of this social interaction or behavior in Austrian life. – If your topic is a perspective, explain how this perspective is revealed through Austrian products and practices. – How else has your topic impacted Austria and/or how may Austria have affected your topic? When responding to your peers, ask them insightful questions to further the conversation! Share new information and links that you know. Include pictures and media when possible.