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Cross Over 2 Activity Book

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Cultural Differences

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Cultural Differences

-In groups, discuss...

Respuesta:

Example (cuenta tu propia historia):

a)   Yes,i have been to another country, at United States.

b)   It is different in almost everything, the people is very different, the ways to drive and the malls, and many other things.

c)   It is similar in a few things, like the street and the houses, but most of everything is different.

d)   I visit another country like once in a year.

-Think about your...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual

-Recreational and Literary...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual

Examine a short essay
  1. Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

a) A happy family having a meal.

b) They are different because in one picture they are looking at the camera and in the other one not, and they are similar because both of the families are eating.

c) In the afternoon.

d) Family.

Examine a short essay

3- Match the numbers...

Respuesta:

Introduction (Introducción): 1  Conclusion(Conclusión): 4   Body (Cuerpo): 2 and 3

Ver explicación

4- With your partner...

Respuesta:

(I choose the paragraph 2)

a) Mentioning or talking about how is the life at United States comparing it to Mexico.

b) That at Mexico and United States the families respect the opinion of older people.

c) That in the houses at Mexico lives many people of the family generation, meanwhile at United States only one generation 

Ver explicación

5- Look a the...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

6- Work in groups...

Respuesta:

Ver explicación

7- Form a Product Group...

Respuesta:

Example (Pon lo que tu creas y elige un país para comparar con México):

-The father ant the mother can work both of them to receive money

-Have 5 meals for day

-Give the right hand to say hello to a person for the first time you meet

8- Add some of the...

Respuesta:

Actividad grupal.

2- Read the essay...

Respuesta:

a) To contrast and compare. (Contrastar y comparer)

b) Information about a trip that a family did to visit the grandmother, and they are comparing Unites States from Mexico.

c) By paragraphs.

Ver explicación
Listen to and describe to a cultural tradition

1- Look at the pictures...

Respuesta:

a)   Bon fire night (Noche de las hogueras)

b)   They are related because in the first one we can see fireworks and in the second one we can see fire.

Ver explicación

2- Listen to the radio...

Respuesta:

Respuesta basada en audio.

Ver explicación

3- Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

4- Listen again and...

Respuesta:

Respuesta basada en audio.

Ver explicación

5- Look at the...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

Listen to and describe to a cultural tradition

6- Work in groups...

Respuesta:

Example (Puede elegir cualquier tradición de México que desees):

Name of the cultural tradition (Nombre de la tradición cultural): The independence day (Día de la Independencia de México)

Where (Donde): Plazuela Rosales, Culiacán

When (Cuándo): September 16

Why (Por qué): Because Mexico was free for the invasion of other countries

Activities (Actividades): Give the scream, dance, listen to music

Food (Comida): Tacos, Frijoles puercos and barbacoa

Clothes (Ropa): A big hat with a shirt and boots

7- Work with the...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

8- Make a Venn...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

Ver explicación

9- Work with a partner...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

10- Work in your product...

Respuesta:

Example (Puedes poner los que desees):

- Day of the death (Día de los Muertos)

-Day of the revolution (Día de la revolución Mexicana)

-Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe)

-The inns day (Día de los inocentes)

Ver explicación
Describe and compare cultural aspects

1- Look at the pictures...

Respuesta:

Example (Tú puedes elegir la comida a tu antojo):

I would like to try the last one, because ir looks like a taco and the other ones don´t look good for me.

2- Read the essay...

Respuesta:

-The first image (Primera imágen): The people ate their food around a land, including animals, it is known as “Bush tucker”.

-The second image (Segunda imagen): The food changed dramatically soon thanks to the British that went to Australia and the food started to be almost the same of the British food, it is known as “Snags”.

-The last image (última imagen): People from Italy, Turkey and Greece changed the food, the flavors and styles were much varied.

Ver explicación

3- Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

a)   In articles of a magazine or in the internet.

b)   Give to know the evolution of the Australian food.

c)   Because they represent the evolution of the Australian food, every paragraph is explaining how the food was, describing the food that is in the images.

d)   I found cultural and traditional information of Australia.

Ver explicación

4- Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

Ver explicación
Describe and compare cultural aspects

5- Find the sentences...

Respuesta:

a) Due to, Therefore.

b) Same as, Similarly to.

c) Unlike, In contrast to.

Ver explicación

6- Work in a group...

Respuesta:

Ver explicación

7- Work with someone...

Respuesta:

Many other countries had affected the Mexican food, because it has to be with the immigrants that we have in our country. As we know now, the food change being couple to new tastes, new presentations and new forms. The immigrants approve the change that they make to our food, just like we approve it too. A few examples from where the immigrants that gave an evolution to our food are: Lebanon, Italy, Germany, Spain and Greece.

8- Give eachother...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

9- Work with a Product partner...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

Understand the details of essays

1- Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

a)   I think they are different culturally on how wear their clothes, and their daily things to do, like for example eating in a different way and another food, and also what they celebrated as a tradition.

Because in the images I can see that they are very different In their clothes and in what are they doing

2- Read the essay

Respuesta:

Example (Puedes poner el título de tu preferencia):

Different countries and cultures.

3- Work in pairs...

Respuesta:

a)   People of different countries.

b)   To show the people that everybody have to be reasonable with people that have different cultures because they are for other country. It shows you how to act in this situation.

c)   That many people reduce their ideas on understanding the people from different countries.

d)   To change ideas and opinions with the people of different countries.

4- Work with your partner...

Respuesta:

a)   The first thing to do is to be flexible with your ideas.

b)   That Germans have the reputation of being well organized and the Brithis are famous for not cooking good food.

c)   To change your ideas and opinion as you learn more about different cultures.

5- Work with your partner...

Respuesta:

a) Because they make you think something about some people in general, when everybody is different, it may be true with some persons, but it also may not be true. Every person is different without caring the stereotypes.

b) By not listen to them, just ignoring them.

c) I have heard that the people of France are very dirty and they take a shower like once of a week.

Ver explicación
Understand the details of essays

6- Work in you product group...

Respuesta:

Example (Puede utilizar los estereotipos que tu conozcas y realizar el párrafo de acuerdo con ellos).

Mexican stereotypes:

The people from other countries said that we, the Mexicans wear always a hat, like daily we have a hat; also they said that all the Mexicans are drunk in all the parties; and also said that all the women have moustache ant that they don´t shave; they ugliest thing that people believe of us is that the think that we are always in horse and not in car, and that also we daily wear boots and have always a gun with us. Is awful all of these, because this is what the people of other countries believe of us, when nothing of this is true, so, we can say that the Mexican stereotypes are completely false. 

Ver explicación

7- Write a paragraph...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

8- Work with a product partner...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

Compare cultural aspects

1- Work in pairs

Respuesta:

Example (Contesta lo que tu sabes sobre el tema):

a)   I don´t know a lot, but I heard that the British are very polite and respectful even with people that are not from their country.

b)   Because everybody knows the British as very respectful, also the people say that they are very kind. It is like a stereotype behavior, but a good one.

2- Work in pairs and...

Respuesta:

a) It is similar in almost nothing, but the similarities are that we do day hi with a shake of hands or with a kiss or a hug.

b) That the British people are very reserved, punctual, patient and orderly, when the Mexicans are all the contrary of this.  

Ver explicación

3- Work with your...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

4- Work in your group...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

5- Agree on how...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

6- Use the Self-Check...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

A comparative Chart

1- Present your comparative...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

2- Fill out the...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

3- Work with the group...

Respuesta:

Actividad en equipo.

Self-Assessment

1- Think about the...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

2- Look at the...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

3- Choose from...

Respuesta:

Actividad individual.

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