Class theme/topics discussed:
1.Warm up discussion: What did we do last Class?
-Some students explained what they did last class to other students who went to TV meeting.
2. Party Planning
-Checking advertisements of Japanese grocery stores.
-Planning a party in a group. One student leaded the conversation as a facilitator.
How did you pick this theme or topic?
I thought students needed to practice a group work for planning real event on April.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They loved to see Japanese advertisement and think about their party.
Did they engage with each other and you?
Yes, they did.
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Authentic materials drove students to talk a lot in Japanese. It was very successful class!!