BBE Conversation Club Review!

Hey there friends of Bogota Business English! Did you miss the BBE Conversation Club on Wednesday, April 18th? We talked about the 25th International Bogota Bookfair. Bogota Business English will be hosting fairs of the Book Fair next weekend, you can find all of the information here! Take a look at our conversation sheet from the Wednesday to brush up on the vocabulary!

Here´s a video from a previous Book Fair that you can check out!

“Let’s Talk About…”

 The Bogota International Book Fair!

“See you there THIS WEEKEND for BBE’s awesome “WALK-ABOUT Tours!!!!!!!!”

Vocabulary Bank

v. To hold (an event) v. To last v. To give away
n. “Walk-About” n. booth v. To attend
adj. awesome n. vendors n. Hard cover books
v. To browse n. walking shoes n. Paperback books

*Do you know what all of these words mean? Discuss with your group or ask a native speaker if you need clarification! Try to figure them out!

Book Fair Trivia Questions: FIRST PERSON TO TURN IN THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO CARL WINS A HOT NEW BBE T-SHIRT!!!!

  1. 1.       This book fair is Bogota’s ________ International Book Fair.

(a)   1st    (b) 17th    (c) 32nd    (d) 25th

  1. 2.       For how long does the Bogota International Book Fair last?

(a)   1 month  (b) 3 days    (c) Forever   (d) 2 weeks

  1. 3.       Where will the Bogota International Book Fair be held?

(a)   Medellin  (b) The Bogota Chamber of Commerce    (c) CorFerias  

  1. 4.       In what city does the world’s largest book fair take place?

(b)    Bogota (b) Washington D.C. (c) Frankfurt  (d) Shanghai

  1. 5.       What will Bogota Business English be doing at the book fair?

(a)   Hosting awesome “walk-about” conversational tours

(b)   Giving away prizes

(c)    Helping you to improve your English

(d)   Having fun

(e)   Browse book titles in English and Spanish

(f)     All of the above

  1. 6.       Will you attend?!

(a)   YES J   (b) NO L

Quote of the week…

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”
― Groucho Marx

 

Interesting facts about book fairs…

  • The Frankfurt Book Fair was the first book fair to have occurred. The annual book fair in Frankfurt began more than 500 years ago, shortly after Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. The Frankfurt Book Fair is now considered the largest and most important book fair in the world!

Homework…

Join one of BBE’s “Walk-About” tour groups at the International Book Fair! Bring your friends and family!

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