Hi Learners and Lovers
What is the most famous festival you know?
Do you enjoy going to festivals?
Have you been to a festival abroad?
Talk about the images for about a minute. Say where you think they are and describe the images.
Answer TRUE or FALSE BEFORE watching the video
1- Carnival started in Rome, Italy.
2- It is a festival to welcome summer.
3- The word Carnival means party of the flesh.
4- Carnival is NOT a winter celebration.
4- Carnival contributes $100 million dollars a year to Rio´s economy.
Answer these questions after watching the video
1- How did the slaves celebrate Carnival in Trinidad?
2- Who brought Carnival celebrations to India?
3- What is Carnival known as in New Orleans?
4- How many countries is Carnival Celebrated in?
Using the information above, speak about how Carnival began for about a minute.
Where it began
A short history of Carnival
How much money people spend at Carnival worldwide
How other countries celebrate Carnival
A) WHAT ARE FLOATS?
B) HOW MUCH DO YOU THINK SAMBA SCHOOLS SPEND EACH YEAR?
C) WHAT IS THE EXACT DAY FOR CARNIVAL TO START?
D) WHERE DOES SAMBA DERIVE FROM?
E) WHAT IS LENT?
F) WHAT IS BUCKET LIST?
G) HOW DO YOU SAY ALGODÃO DOCE IN ENGLISH?
H) WHAT DOES THE EXPRESSION TOP THE CHARTS MEAN?
VIDEOS ARE A GREAT WAY TO LEARN ENGLISH. ESPECIALLY IF YOU FIND AMERICANS LIVING AND TALKING ABOUT BRAZIL.
WATCH THE VIDEO AND RECORD YOURSELF ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS ABOVE.
ALSO, FOLLOW THIS AMERICAN FAMILY ON YOUTUBE