Reviewing the Impact of the Folk Music Resurgence and The New Latin American Song: an Intercultural Science for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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Caicedo Ospina Diana Estefania
Ramírez Valencia Astrid


This article reflected on the theme of thecultural identity, cultural awareness, interculturality, multiculturalism, among
others contextualized in a course of English as a foreign language, presenting a proposal for pedagogical intervention
based onworkshops on the Latin American Folk Music and New Song movements, including reflections on the hope,
equality, and social justice that were at the heart of the revival of popular folkloric traditions in North America in the
1960s and 1970s; and in Latin America in the 70s. Regarding the methodology, it was based on the qualitative method,
to collect the information, an interview was used in which 26 teachers in training participated and a diary was made by
the teacher-researcher, as In conclusion, the responsibility of this to integrate the topic of culture within English courses
is highlighted. To achieve this objective, a pedagogical intervention proposal was included, which can be included in
any English course.

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Caicedo Ospina Diana Estefania

Undergraduate student in education, Orcid:,Resurgence of Folk Music and the
New Latin American Song: An Intercultural Capsule for Teaching English as a Foreign Language.. Universidad
Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia.

Ramírez Valencia Astrid

Doctor in Language and Culture, Director of English didactics and technology research group, Orcid:, , Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia