Exchange Program: India



What do you know so far about India?

Try these two simple quizzes and find it out!

Quiz 1
Quiz 2

What is culture?

The first thing you are going to do is to give a definition of culture. Then, you are going to watch the video below (#1) and with the given information you have to redefine the concept you gave before. When you are done, share your ideas with your partners.

Watch the Prezi presentations (about Indian culture and Colombian culture) which contains interesting information about both cultures. After that you have to answer the following questions:

What is the predominant religion of your country? What are the differences you found between your country's religion and the principal religion of India?
Which similarities did you found about the gastronomy of these countries?
What new things did you learn about Indian culture?
Identify 10 facts you liked the most about Indian culture.
Which behaviors or practices could get in conflict between Colombian and Indian culture?

Click on the links below. You will be directed to two jigsaws that are related to Indian culture. Relax for a while.

When you are done, click on the videos below (Taj Mahal and the Holi festival) and answer the following questions:

What do you think about the facts you saw in the video about the Taj Mahal?
Do you think Colombia has a similar festival Holi? Watch the video "The color run Bogot´┐Ż".

Have you ever heard about Mahatma Gandhi ?

Visit the links below to get to know about these two important characters related to India.

Mahatma Gandhi

Then, answer:

What is the most important point  in his teaching ? Do you think should we apply his principles in our daily life?

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