An ideal trip would be to somewhere that we could learn about many different cultures and have fun at the same time. The Winter Olympics would be a great place to do just that. With so many things to do and people to see, it would certainly be a very fun and educational trip. There are many events to choose from at the Olympics. From the luge to figure skating there is something for everyone. If we had multiple teachers go with us, each student could pick which event they would like to go to. Maybe one or two students like skiing but another one likes snowboarding, the group could split up and watch an event before meeting again. Since there are many rounds to each sport, we could watch the first half of one event and the second half of another so that we have the opportunity to experience each one. The plan for the trip could be flexible so that everyone is able to enjoy something. In between races and awards ceremonies, we could also learn a great deal about other cultures. There would be many educational benefits in going to the Olympics. We would learn not only about the lifestyle of the country we are in, but also the other countries that participate in the games. We would get a new idea of culture by interacting with visitors from other areas of the world. Along with learning about the character of the country, we could also learn about the geographical details. Before leaving for the trip, the group could study and learn about the location of our destination. Once we arrive, each student could take turns completing tasks that involve interacting with new people. One student might check in at the hotel, the next might order food at the restaurant, and another could catch the group a taxi. We will learn about different countries just by participating in everyday life with the people who live there. The trip could provide us with many long-term…
comprise the Dauphiné region. From Roman times to the 1968 Winter Olympics and on to today, Grenoble has attracted visitors from all over the world. With its 200,000 inhabitants, Grenoble is small enough to feel like a town, but large enough to offer all the amenities of a busy city (cultural festivals, theaters, museums). The “Capital of the Alps” , dominated by majestic mountains such as Chartreuse, Belledonne and Vercors, provides the ideal location for those who enjoy the outdoors. There is also…
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pressure on the Brazilian currency, the Real. Between 2001 and 2008, the Real appreciated 32%,
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