Differences between American and Chilean cultures: An elective course for high school juniors

Author: Carla Elena Martinez Quezada

Year: 2008

Title: Differences between American and Chilean cultures: An elective course for high school juniors


Summary: This work offers an interesting pedagogical proposal on how to teach culture to Chilean teenagers. This elective course is intended for students with an intermediate level of English. During the course, the differences in social, educational, and political aspects of Chilean and American culture are dealt with. The elective course includes several task-based activities, such as role-playing, reading comprehension with discussion, open debates, dialogue interpretation and creation.


Key words: Culture, cultural differences, high-school, American culture, American dream, patriotism.

Library barcode: MAR 306.446