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In one or two words, what do you think of when you hear the term 'Central American culture?'

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1. Word cloud
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In one or two words, what do you think of when you hear the term 'Central American culture?'
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Central America is a diverse region with many different cultures and languages. The region has a unique history, influenced by many different cultures. Central American culture is a mix of Indigenous, African, and European traditions.
Culture of Central America
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Mestizaje: The mixing of Native American, European, and African cultures, languages, and customs that has occurred in Central America since the 16th century. Mayan Culture: The ancient culture of the Maya peoples of Central America, which includes the countries of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, and parts of Mexico and Nicaragua. Folk Music: Traditional music from Central America that is typically passed from generation to generation and includes instruments like the marimba, guitar, and violin.
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The popular Central American dish, 'caballo bayo' is a type of soup made with horse meat. The traditional clothing in El Salvador is known as 'Pasame' and is typically brightly coloured and embroidered. The ancient Mayan game 'Pok-ta-pok' is still popular in Central America and is played with a rubber ball.
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5. Open question
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Work together in pairs: ¿Cómo influye la cultura de Centroamérica en el arte, la literatura y la historia de la región?
6. Open question
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Work together in pairs: ¿Cuáles son los principales elementos de la cultura de Centroamérica que influyen en tu vida diaria?
7. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a Flying Pinnaple ?
8. Poll
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What is the name of the traditional dance from El Salvador?
  • Xuc
  • Cumbia
  • Salsa
9. Poll
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What is the national flower of Guatemala?
  • Monja Blanca (White Nun)
  • Rosa de la Montaña (Mountain Rose)
  • Flor del Espíritu Santo (Holy Spirit Flower)
10. Poll
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'Tajadas con carne asada' is a traditional dish from which country in Central America?
  • Honduras
  • Panama
  • Costa Rica
11. Poll
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Which country in Central America has a Caribbean coastline?
  • Nicaragua
  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador
12. Poll
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Who was one of the most famous poets from Nicaragua, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987?
  • Rubén Darío
  • Pablo Neruda
  • Gabriel García Márquez

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