1. Discuss the following questions (if you're working
with a partner) or write the answers if you're working on your own.
Why do this? To elicit your background knowledge on the topic
of the text so that you are better prepared for the reading.
a) Have you ever been to Peru or
to any South American country?
b) What images or words do you
associate with "Inca civilisation"? Try and find at least 10 associated
words or phrases.
c) The Mochicans are one of the
Pre-Inca civilisations. Do you know anything at all about them?
If you read a text with the following title:
one people under the sun"
What would you imagine this title means?