Colombia is probably the country that invokes the greatest number of stereotypes. Learn about the cocaine trade and about García Márquez, the great Colombian writer. The students have not yet reached the level where they can read his novels, but they should be acquainted with his work. This unit relates his works to information about his country.
Subject matter: literature, culture; daily life
Vocabulary: literary, commercial
Grammar: preterit; preterit perfect
Oral practice: a novel; drug problems in your community
Homework: a novel you have read; should some drugs be legal?
Internet: Key word list to facilitate a search
Store name; Miraflores
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