Every teacher wants to visit Machu Picchu. Convey that excitement to the students! Walk along the Inca Trail to the ruins; participate in the yearly clean-up. Language and culture are intertwined, so you can practice adverbs in Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu.
Domestic servants, child labor, street vendors! Deal with reality! What are their lives like? Spanish is more than conjugating verbs!
Subject matter: tourism; daily life
Vocabulary: adverbs of place; chores in the home
Grammar: prepositions; contrast between present and present perfect
Oral practice: native languages of North America; interview of potential home worker
Homework: you are an archeologist, describe the find; should there be street vendors?
Internet: Key word list to facilitate a search and further research
Store name; Miraflores
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