Reading, conversation and vocabulary activity
1)Find the meaning of these figures in the first 2 paragraphs: 6000 - 175 - 1/10
2) Why is respecting and safeguarding culture a matter of human rights?
3)Why is Cultural Diversity defined as a collective strength?
CONVERSATION Questions: discuss with a partner or in a small group.
B) Cultural Diversity Key Terms: Match the terms on the left to their definitions on the right.
Conversation and listening activity
Read this opinion of heaven and hell and discuss what it means to you. Do you agree / disagree with the description? Why (not)?
NPR - 3.30 minutes
“For Asians And Latinos, Stereotypes Persist In Sitcoms”
Listen to the radio segment and answer whether the statements below are TRUE or FALSE, based on the report.
1.For the critic Eric Deggans some stereotyped characters in shows on TV are insulting.
2.He regularly sees black actors playing maids, pimps or buffoons.
3.A chinese character on a comedy shows a collection of stereotypes and his heavy accent is the reason for laughs.
4.Asians and Latinos are usually unemployed, criminals or sell drugs.
5.It will take a long time to wean writers off the easy jokes provided by stereotypes of Latino and Asian characters.
6.For writers and producers, TV shows are better when the characters are not stereotyped.
Posted: 23 Jul 2016 06:01 PM PDT
Conversation and video activity
1)Can you match a few of the world's most popular foods to their country of origin?
Posted: 23 Jul 2016 06:03 PM PDT
Conversation & writing activity
Group Activity: Make a group list with all the traditions in your country that reflect your cultural identity.
Writing: Write and essay, reflecting your point of view on the topic of Cultural Diversity.