Let's Go to India
About the unit plan
Namaste! This is the Indian way of saying hello. But did you know that English is one of the official languages of India? Let's take a closer look at this colourful and diverse country.
In this unit plan, you will learn about Indian language, culture and traditions. Through videos, you will get the opportunity to listen to Indian English and even learn to say a few phrases yourself. You will discover a lot of interesting facts about this South Asian country, which has more than 1.3 billion inhabitants. In the short story 'The White Towel', you are invited to attend an Indian wedding to learn about wedding traditions, family honour and the importance of the bride being a virgin on the wedding night.