Diary of EU & Me

After introducing themselves and talking about their environment, students of each country will create 2 “national” characters (male & female) and write 2 or 3 pages of their personal diary (who they are, how old they are, what type of “person” they are, their occupation). Partner students will exchange the characters and continue their story throu...

Video script - Mara and David's presentation

David: Hi! My name’s David!

Mara: And my name’s Mara! We’re cousins!

David: Yes, and best friends too!!!

Mara: Yeah, right! We’re both 12 and we go to the same school! We’re in the same class…

David: But I’m a better student, haha!

Mara: Yeah, and? Never mind that! I’ve got one brother and one sister. We live with our mum, because my parents are divorced. Dad lives in Brazil. I looooove going there in summer! His house is amazing! I love playing with his dog and dancing Samba when I go there!!!

David: Enough about you! Well, I’ve got a sister, actually we’re twins! We live on a farm with lots of animals. It’s great! I absolutely love animals! My girlfriend doesn’t like them very much. She says they smell…

Mara: YOU smell, haha!!! My turn now! I’m keen on Sport – I play footie on Mondays and Wednesdays and basketball on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I hate Science! My favourite subject is Chemistry.

David: It’s not just you! I like sport too! I play volleyball, remeber? That’s why I’m so elegante now!!!

Mara: Oooh! Very elegant!... And you’re a vegetarian!

David: Yes, I am! I love rice, cabbage, vegetarian pizza and hamburger and I’m really keen on Tsoureki – I bet you don’t know what that is!

Mara: Well, actually I do! It’s a type of Greek bread! I love meat and chips and I also like fruit. I love all types of sweets, especially skittles, cupcakes and chocolate. I’m craaaazy about chocolate!

David: You’re gonna get fat!!

Mara: No I’m not! I do a lot of sport and I walk my dog, Alex, every day and in summer I swim for miles! I am NOT going to get fat!

David: Ok, ok! What else can we say? Well, I get up at 7 every morning, I go to school and I help my parents look after the animals. I play volleyball, go out with my girlfriend and eat healthy food. I think that’s all! What about you, Mara?

Mara: Well, as you know, I love going to the cinema at the shopping centre. I also like playing board games and hanging around with my mates. I always have lunch with my grandparents on Fridays and… What else? Oh, I want to be a pediatrician, because I love babies… like YOU!!! Hahaha!....

David: Hahaha, very funny!!! Well, that’s all for now! Bye, bye!

Mara: Byeeeeee!!!

Author: Marisa Rocha
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