A Teen from Brazil




twin instructor wilderness
free (2) free time drive/drove/driven (2)
equal inequality talk around
diverse taste (2) think/thought/thought
globe equality take pictures
lack definitely opportunity
sibling work hard good/better/best


Video: A Teen from Brazil



What’s your name?

My name is Pedro Zanesco. I’m eighteen years old, and I live in the city of Socorro in Brazil

Do you have siblings?

I have a twin sister and an older sister.

What do your parents do for work?

My dad is a farmer and my mom is a driving instructor.

What do you do in your free time?

In my free time I like to take pictures, walk around in the wilderness and play soccer.

What music do you like?

My taste in music is really diverse: I listen to everything from Música Caipira to Rock.

What makes you happy?

The place where I live.

What do you think are the big, global problems?

The biggest, global problems are social inequality and the lack of equal opportunities for everyone.

Do you think you have it better than your grandparents did?

Definitely. Everything I have today, the place where I live, the things that I have, is thanks to them. They worked hard so I could be where I am today.

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1st. First Question. Who is this person? What’s his name? Is he a teenager? How old is he? Where does he live?

2nd. Second Question. Is his family small, medium-sized or large? How old is his twin sister?

3rd. Third Question. Pedro’s father is an IT (Information Technology, computer) engineer and his mother is a homemaker (housewife). True or false?

4th. Fourth. Are his hobbies playing computer games and writing blogs? His hobbies are . . . .

5th. Fifth. Pedro only listens to House and Techno Music. Is this right or wrong?

6th. Sixth. Do partying, dancing, loud music and junk food make him happy?

7th. Seventh. For Pedro, the biggest problems are global warming, climate change and plastic pollution. Is this correct or incorrect?

8th. Eighth. Were his grandparents lazy?


A. January. Do you go for walks in nature? Do you like to take photographs (pictures)?

B. February. I know some people who have a farm or garden. Yes or no?

C. March. Are your friends lazy, hard-working, in the middle, or both?

D. April. Are you from Brazil? Do you live in Brazil? Have you visited Brazil? Have you met or seen anyone from Brazil?

E. May. Describe the climate and geography of Brazil.

F. June. What do Brazilians eat? Describe the cuisine or food of Brazil.

G. July. What sort of economy does Brazil have?

H. August. Does Brazil have any problems or challenges?

I. September. What sort of government does Brazil have?

J. October. What are Brazilians like? Describe their culture, behaviors, ideals, values.

K. November. What are some tourist attractions in Brazil? Where do tourist usually go in Brazil?

L. December. What do you associate with Brazil? What comes to mind when you think of Brazil?

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