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A report about the architecture, cultural heritage and ambience of Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. Cecilia Baraz, singer and songwriter, describes her home town of Buenos Aires and her home suburb of Boedo, the venue for several tango festivals.
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28 October 2008

Classroom Ideas

A class could listen to the report noting down the key places in the town, such as ‘plazas’, ‘parques’ and ‘avenidas’. Students could then use Cecilia's account as a model for describing their own hometown.

A group could also use this as the starting point for further research into the culture of Buenos Aires.

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