What It’s Like to Live in Marcos Juarez, Argentina
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: Joaquin Surbera, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from Argentina, describes life in his hometown of Marcos Juarez, Argentina.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Culture-52**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Have learners create descriptions and a multimedia display of their own choosing about their hometown.
  • What does the video help students understand about living in Argentina? What is similar and what is different from life in their home town?
  • Have students compare Argentinian geography to United States geography. What are the major rivers, mountain ranges, and other landform types of each. What is the climate like? How diverse is it?


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.