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Learning activity 1

Evidence: Take a break

Select a celebration around the world and describe it according to the format.
Include images to illustrate your ideas. You can find and example in
Introductory material section 1. Describing celebrations and special occasions
around the world. You have to make your description in minimum 250 words.

Aspects Description Image

What it is In Colombia, Carnival of
celebrated. Barranquilla, a colorful
carnival where you can see
much diversity and many
colors and exotic dances, over
the years has become one of
the most important folkloric
and cultural festivals in

Where and when it The Carnavalera season

is celebrated. officially starts on the last
Saturday before Ash

What people wear. People wear colorful

costumes. Some of the most
traditional carnival costumes
in Barranquilla are the
Marimonda, the Garabato, the
Congo and the Monocuco.
Other elements typical of the
Barranquilla carnival are the
masks of bull, the litanies, the
festivals, as well as the
satirical costumes and
allusions to current events that
become a reason for collective
hilarity and that cause great
expectation every year.
What people do. People dance, sing and enjoy
the carnival and all the
parades that are presented

Why it is a special Because there are parades

celebration. with floats, popular costumes,
dances and excesses.



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Criterios de evaluación

Describe celebraciones con la estructura y el vocabulario requeridos.