Cultura is best used at the intermediate or advanced level. A lot will depend on your overall language curriculum.
Some of the most obvious choices for Cultura would be:
- an intermediate course
- a conversation/composition
- a course preparing students to go abroad
Students will need to understand at least the gist of their partners’ postings on the Web but they do not need to understand everything.
Their eagerness to make sense of what they read offsets the intrinsic challenges of reading authentic text.
To get a better sense of the type of language used in the forums, look at the Archives.