Latin America Solidarity Centre

Activity 1: Water Quiz

AIM

For students to think about water usage in our daily life.

 

MATERIALS

Water quiz (in English or Spanish).

Answers (here).

 

LINKS TO THE CURRICULUM

Junior Cycle. Strand 1. Communicative Competence, linked to LO 1.6, 1.7

 

Senior Cycle: I. Basic Communicative Proficiency, 3, III. Cultural awareness, 1, 5

 

METHODOLOGY

Give a copy of the quiz to every two participants and ask them to answer it in pairs. Once they have finished, go through the questions with them and give them the solution and some more information about each of the answers.

 

PRACTISE YOUR SPANISH

Depending on the student’s level of Spanish, they can complete the quiz in Spanish or English.

 

CONNECTIONS WITH IRELAND AND TAKING ACTION

By taking the quiz we have seen how much water we use and sometimes waste. Look around you and think how we can help to preserve water. Maybe you can think of organising a campaign to raise awareness about the use of water.