3.27.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Greetings, students. Now that you’re in Year 3 of your American English studies, you will be able to read, and listen about one of VOA’s “Arts and Culture” articles, which explore music, pop culture, society, and life in the United States of America as well as in countries all over the world. You are encouraged to carefully read the article and the vocabulary words, as well as listen to the article.  Finally, you are invited to share what you learned by discussing why this article is important and meaningful in the comments section below.

Directions: Read the article and study the vocabulary below.

Directions: Listen to the audio recording of the article.

Directions: Share your insights about why this article is meaningful and important by writing in the comments section below.

2 thoughts on “3.27.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello , Hind fromIraq
    Senegal’s jazz celebration returns after COVID-19Health crisis.
    This year festival returned . bringing much needed life to the island of saint Louis. the island was chosen by the United Nations educational scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) as a word Heritage site.(UNESCO) choose world Heritage sites for having cultural historical , scientific or other forms of importance

  2. Lesson 3.27.4: Year 3
    VOA, Arts & Culture.
    ” Sinegal Jazz Celebrations Returns After Covid-19 Health crises.”
    The festival of Senegal is known as Africa’s biggest jazz festival, but because of Corona Virus Pandemic put a stop Senegal yearly jazz music festival for the first time in its twenty years history. In 22June 2021 returned bringing much needed life to the Island of Saint Luis.
    The Island chosen by the United Nation’s Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCOs) as a world heritage site. Saint Luis is famous for its building style from the 1800s and light-colored houses.Hunderd of jazz fans to French Senegalese singer Awa Ly Sing blues music on the island recently. Ly said, she felt a sense of relief or ease with the festival return and everybody else was relieved too. The festival gets music fans across West Africa and Europe and the city’s street. Performers are also very happy. One of those street performers is 25 years-old Adame Ndaw, he told Reuters, jazz attracted a lot of tourists so we could play in the street so manage to collect a little money and the important thing is the festival benefits the whole economy of Saint Luis.

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