Lesson 7 activities (hands on)
Let's talk about Brazilian culture
Answer the questions below.
Now, read the excerpts to answer the questions below.
Thinking about ethnicities and processes of racial miscegenation, check the names of social groups below and identify them with groups in your own country.
- Forest-dwelling Indians
- Coal Black
Read the excerpts below, adapted from the Anthropology texts listed below.
RIBEIRO, D. Maíra. Rio de Janeiro: Civilização Brasileira, 1976.
RIBEIRO, D. O processo Civilizatório. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Civilização Brasileira S.A., 1968.
RIBEIRO, D. O povo brasileiro: a formação e o sentido do Brasil. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 1995.
How would you describe these typical Brazilian geographic spaces in your language? Use DeepL to complete this task. Discuss in groups of 3 or 4 what the translation choices were and their reasons.
Discuss the following questions with your classmates.
- In this lesson, were you able to learn more about Brazilian culture and English vocabulary about this country?
- What was it like to use DeepL?
- Do you think this tool can be used to learn about culture?