January 8, 2016

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In Morocco, people don’t use Reais. They use Dirhams.

With Dirhams people buy Sandals, Kaftans and Slippers in the Souks.

If you are hungry, you can eat dates and apricots at a food stall in the Souk.

But Souks are very special. In a Souk, one stall can contain Sandals, Kaftans, Slippers, fish bowls, birds in cages, jewelry and Fez. It’s amess!

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1) Watch the video:

2) Answer the questions to learn more about Morocco. (The answers are at the end of this post):

1. What’s the name of Moroccan money?
a) Kaftan.
b) Slipper.
c) Dirham.

2. What can you buy in a Souk?
a) Food. For example: apricot, dates, spaghetti, sandwich.
b) Clothes. For example: kaftans.
c) Everything! In a Souk there are many different products.

3. When you are ‘Hungry’, what can you eat in a Souk?   
a) Apricot and Dates. These are popular foods in Moroccan Souks.
b) Dirhams. This is a typical food in Moroccan Souks.
c) Kaftans. This is a traditional food in Moroccan Souks.

 

 

ANSWERS:   1: c)    2: c)    3: a)

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IMAGE COURTESY - 3 IMAGES QUE ILUSTRAM O POST:
- http://blog.radissonblu.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/BP-2-EN-RAKZM-Colorful-tajines-at-the-marrakesh-markets.jpg
- http://www.eatstowest.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Souk-el-tayeb_beirut_Lebanon_Manaish_Fresh-food_Oragnic-products.jpg
- http://lh5.ggpht.com/_PUo7JBUjU2c/SYNq54UK5UI/AAAAAAAAL34/UaSz46ulAzU/
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IMAGE COURTESY - VOCABULARY:
DIRHAM: http://heymorocco.com/portals/0/Img/Morocco_Dirham_Bills.jpg
SANDAL: http://bayhayshirts.weebly.com/uploads/2/8/8/7/28876423/s252605243648808626_p6_i1_w570.jpeg
KAFTANS: http://i1063.photobucket.com/albums/t515/BharatDoshi/270_zps2b7c030d.jpg
SLIPPERS: http://i00.i.aliimg.com/photo/v0/109963212/Moroccan_slippers.jpg
FISH BOWL: https://fellowshipofminds.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/goldfish4.jpg
BIRD IN CAGE: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/pictures/70000/nahled/bird-in-cage-1386508696FuS.jpg
JEWELRY: http://i00.i.aliimg.com/photo/v0/1995397588/african_beads_jewelry_set_for_wedding_moroccan.jpg
MESS: http://www.tunisia-live.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/ASWEK3.jpg
HUNGRY: http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/hombre-y-estudiante-jovenes-hambrientos-de-negocios-42430577.jpg
DATES: http://thespiritscience.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/benefits-of-dates.jpg
APRICOTS: https://nuts.com/images/auto/510x340/assets/a00ca979676b4a21.jpg
FOOD STALL: http://www.foodieshavefun.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/IMG_4174.jpg
FEZ: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/510Z%2BzLPBcL._SY300_.jpg
FEZ: http://www.prices4antiques.com/item_images/medium/19/90/03-1.jpg

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