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Unit 8. Comparing Cultural Aspects

Respuestas del libro

Read the essay and check your predictions. Then discuss the questions and justify the answers.

1-. What is the topic topic author discusses in the essay.

Respuesta:

The cultural differences between the US and the UK.

2-. What's the author's tone: funny or serious?

Respuesta:

Funny

3-. What kind of information can you find in the first paragraph?

Respuesta:

An introduction with general information about both countries and the pint of view of the author.

4-. What aspects are discussed in the body of the essay?

Respuesta:

The main differences between the two countries in general aspects.

2. Look at the comparative chart and discuss the questions.

1-. Does it include all the information from the essay?

Respuesta:

Yes

2-. Does it include facts, opinions or both?

Respuesta:

Facts

3-. Is the author's opinion mentioned?

Respuesta:

No

4-. Is the information clearly organized?

Respuesta:

Yes

Look at the photos.......

and mark the ones that best illustrate the essay.

Respuesta:

Primera y cuarta imagen


Read the essay again and discuss the questions below.

1-. Why are Japanese considered to be more formal than Americans?

Respuesta:

Because they consider something strange talking to strangers

2-. Do young people in both countries leave their parents house at the same age?

Respuesta:

No, in the US, young people leave their parents house when they finish school because they have a individualistic culture; on the other side, young people in japan leave their parents house when they get married because they have a collectivist culture. 

3-. Which other aspects are contrasted in the essay? Which ones would you add?

Respuesta:

In the US people leave tips in restaurants, but in Japan they get offended if they people leave tips. I would add the environmental care that Japan has in contrast with the one in the US.

Now, prepare two questions about other cultural aspects mentioned in the essay.

1

Respuesta:

Do you think the formality in Japan is better than the friendliness from the US?

2

Respuesta:

Why people in Japan don't leave tips in restaurants?

5. Read the following essay and...

Read the essay again and complete the mind map with a few notes.

Respuesta:

6-. Now describe and compare both types of handicrafts and write sentences using the information in the mind map on page 72.

Now describe and compare.... write sentences...


Respuesta:

●The Huichol culture is from Nayarit, while the Olinala culture is from Guerrero

●Huicholes work with paintings and beadwork, on the other hand the Olinalas work with wooden and clay crafts.

●Huicholes use yarn and beads as materials, on the other hand, Olinalas use wooden and clay

●While Huicholes make their handcraft for cultural purposes, Olinalas make their handcraft to sustain their economy.

Step 2

Use your sentences to prepare a comparative chart

Respuesta:

Here you have to use the information that i gave you on the past page to complete the chart on the different topics; language, dress, sports and traditional dance.

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