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Fiaba in Griko – Salento, Italy

NARRATIVE – TRADITIONS IN SALENTO

SUGGESTED EXERCISES RELATED TO VIDEOS 

Video name: GRIKO
Video link: ITALY – MAGLIE

Category: Traditions

Theme:

A video created by a learner who is also a teacher of Italian. She interviewed a Griko speaker. Griko is an ancient language on the verge of extinction, spoken in a region of Italy. It contains words of Greek origin.The lady tells a fairy story in Griko.

From a cultural point of view, this video could be used as part of an oral history project – historians and linguists in Greece are very interested in this topic.

Competences:
Conversing
Intercultural
Listening
Reading
Speaking
Writing
Supporting vocabulary
Supporting grammar
Supporting strategies

Difficulty: Advanced (C)

Function:

This video was produced by an individual student.

Functions include:

  • Researching
  • Prioritising
  • ICT
  • Filming
  • Editing
  • NVC (non-verbal communication) – eg Can you tell what she is saying from her body language?; this can lead to a cultural awareness discussion on NVC which is culturally acceptable or non-acceptable in different countries

Tasks/Skills:

LANGUAGE TASKS:

  • Telling a story, using time markers (after that, then, first…) and conjunctions (and, but..)
  • Reading comprehension based on the text of the story
  • Fairy tales – writing conventions (”Once upon a time…”), cultural implications – eg ‘What are the different elements of the Cinderella story in different countries?”
  • Open endings – imagine the beginning/end of the story

Keywords:

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