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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE!

Type of tool: 
Activity
Duration: 
120+ min
Topics addressed: 
EuroMed
Intercultural learning
Religion
Aim: 

To experience ICL (Intercultural Learning) through team work and in contact with the local community

Methodology: 

Team work.
Active discovery of the local community. Interaction with local families.
Journalism.

Step by step process: 

* Introduction video "The Duel" (VIOLON)
* Identification game: pictures from the World... which country each picture is from? which nationality each person is from?
* Introducing the exercise:
1.- Distribution of the group in balanced groups of nationalities and gender.
2.- Giving each group the envelop with the task to be done: Preparing a Swedish Dinner!. Each envelop will content the following information: which family will be the host; where to go; how much money to spend; when to be at Swedish family address.
3.- Shopping: going to buy the ingredients for the proposed typical Swedish dish.
4.- In a Swedish kitchen: joining the families, cooking all together.
5.- Enjoy the dinner! Remember to take pictures.
6.- Debriefing the next day: introducing questions to participants to realize the results of the exercise (What did you learn?. Draw a picture! Reflections and feelings about tonight! Is the method suitable for discovering ICL?).
7.- Introducing the Social Space Diagram + The Iceberg: What did you discover under the surface of the Iceberg?

Materials and resources: 

* Video projector.
* Laptop + images.
* Envelops with the tasks.
* Maps of the local community.
* Video cameras, digital cameras, etc.
* Markers and writers.
* Colored papers for the debriefing.

Outcomes: 

To define what's the iceberg theory for participants.

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