BBE Conversation Club Review for May 23rd

Hey there! Every Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 Bogota Business English hosts a fun, friendly and educational Conversation Club at Authors Bookstore in La Zona G. We hope to see you there! If you are not able to attend, we invite you to review what we talked about the previous week by reading our blog. Last week, May 23th, we talked about the weather. Study the conversation sheet from last week so you can stay up to date.

Here’s what you missed last week!

 

 

 

 

 

Vocabulary Bank

n. mass media v. to go viral adj. main-stream
n. celebrity v. to popularize adj. everyday
n.actress v. to get famous adj.  sensational
n.star n.singer v.to watch adj. commercial

*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!

Conversation topics…

  1. What type of pop culture do you enjoy in your everyday life?
  2. What does the term sensationalist mean?
  3. Have any Colombian videos on YouTube gone viral? Which ones? Tell your group about them!
  4. Do you tend to like pop culture or alternative music, films, art, etc?
  5. Which countries do you think produce the most pop culture? Why?

Did you know…???

Popular culture (commonly known as pop culture) is the totality of ideasperspectivesattitudesmemes,[1] images and other phenomena that are preferred[citation needed] by an informal consensus within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture of the early to mid-20th century and the emerging global mainstream of the late 20th and early 21st century. Heavily influenced by mass media, this collection of ideas permeates the everyday lives of the society.

 

Homework:  Take the conversation sheet to lunch with you and complete the word search puzzle. Do you know what all of the words mean?

Join us next week for more great conversation and good times at Authors!

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